Federal and local officials are investigating the recent deaths of five men who were being cared for in residential rehabilitation programs or emergency housing by the West Los Angeles Veterans Administration Medical Center.
One of the five served in
Bailey, who had been diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder and a groin injury, was found dead in his room Jan. 26, a day after he got prescriptions filled for methadone and other drugs.Click here for more.
Despite his drug history, he had been allowed to administer the drugs himself.
"My son had made a decision to get help, and they didn't help him. They gave him the bullet,'' Gulf War veteran Tony Bailey, 47, of
told the Los Angeles Times. Las Vegas