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A security camera showing Morris Celnikier.
(Source: Pembroke Pines Police)

Exclusive: Video Shows Mentally Ill Man Closed In Room; Nurse Charged

CBS4 News has obtained surveillance video from inside the South Florida State Hospital in Pembroke Pines that police say shows a mentally ill patient being left in a closed room for more than 40-minutes while a nurse, who was supposed to be providing him one-on-one care, sat outside the door and listened to him bang on the door to be let out.

08/29/2014

A mental health technician is facing elderly neglect charges after Pembroke Pines Police say she disobeyed a supervisor's order and closed a mentally ill man in a room by himself and refused to help him when he tried to get out. (Source: Vivian Celnikier-Mechabar)

CBS4 Exclusive: Nurse Accused Of Neglect

A mental health technician is facing elderly neglect charges after Pembroke Pines Police say she disobeyed a supervisor’s order and closed a mentally ill man in a room by himself and refused to help him when he tried to get out.

04/21/2014

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Pembroke Pines Hospital Deaths Trigger Investigation

South Florida State Hospital is under investigation by the Florida Department of Children and Families after three patients died last summer.

CBS Miami–07/26/2012

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