Residents of a north Minneapolis neighborhood blasted city officials on social media for failing to clean up blood from a sidewalk where a mortally wounded teenager was found on New Year’s Day.
The victim, Ahkeem D. Robinson, 18, of Big Lake, Minn., later died at a nearby hospital. The slaying, the city’s first of 2018, remains unsolved.
Almost as soon as police left, images of the crime scene started popping up on True north Minneapolis, a Facebook page where residents go to air gripes about problems and crime in their neighborhoods.
“CHILDREN WALKING THROUGH AN OPEN BLOODY GRAVE, BECAUSE THE CITY DOES NOT FIND VALUE IN CLEANING UP AFTER WE ARE KILLED HERE IN NORTH MINNEAPOLIS,” blared one post by the page’s founder, Philip Murphy.
The post accompanied a video of a small child trekking through a patch of blood-spattered snow, frozen by subzero temperatures.
Outside the house at 6004 Mansion Blvd. Tuesday morning, individuals who identified themselves as family declined to speak with a reporter. They examined the broken glass in the house’s front door along with a crime scene clean-up team that was at the home.
A neighbor on Frostoffer Avenue said that police woke him up around 3 a.m. to ask him if a yellow stake in his yard belonged
MEMPHIS, Tenn. – Health officials are investigating a Legionnaires’ disease outbreak in the hotel located at Graceland, the tourist attraction centred on the life of late singer Elvis Presley in Memphis, Tennessee.
The Shelby County Health Department said in a news release Thursday that three people have been diagnosed with Legionnaires’ disease and the pool and hot tub at The Guest House at Graceland hotel are temporarily closed. The hotel is located near the Graceland museum.
People who visited the hotel between May 15 and June 26 and have symptoms should contact the department. Legionnaires’ disease has symptoms similar to pneumonia, including cough, high fever and headaches. Symptoms can last between two and 14 days after exposure.
In a statement released by the department, the hotel says it is co-operating with health officials.