JUNE 16, 2006 - Posted at 8:01 a.m. CST
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) - Governor Blunt is calling for a plan
to investigate deaths at state mental-health facilities.
Blunt wants the agencies responsible for overseeing state health
facilities and public safety to create the plan.
That follows a recent series of articles by the St. Louis
Post-Dispatch about deaths and injuries that were never
investigated at state mental-health facilities.
A spokeswoman says the plan is unrelated to the newspaper
Blunt says he wants to ensure that no instances of neglect or
abuse are overlooked and that there is an investigation into every