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Patient's death under investigation

Concerns raised on level of force

MENTAL HEALTH TROUBLES This was not the first time Messier, left, had scuffled with hospital caretakers. MENTAL HEALTH TROUBLES
This was not the first time Messier, left, had scuffled with hospital caretakers.
By Milton J. Valencia
Globe Staff / May 7, 2009

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A mental health patient at Bridgewater State Hospital, a corrections facility that sought to keep the man committed there out of concern for his safety, died Monday night after a scuffle with corrections officers. (Full article: 908 words)

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