Family of Lynn Spalding Suing City of San Francisco For Wrongful Death | NBC Southern California

Family of Lynn Spalding Suing City of San Francisco For Wrongful Death

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    A photo of Lynn Spalding.

    The family of Lynn Spalding, who was found dead in a stairwell weeks after she disappeared from her hospital room at San Francisco General Hospital, is suing the City of San Francisco.

    Back in March, the family filed a wrongful death claim, which often leads to a lawsuit.

    The claim blames the city-run hospital and the San Francisco Sheriff’s Department for Lynne Spalding’s death.

    Authorities found her body on Oct. 8 of 2013, after she had been dead for several days and after she had been missing for 17 days.

    She was in the hospital for treatment of a bladder and blood infection, along with confusion.