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Body found in hospital stairwell: San Francisco sheriff details what went wrong

In September, Lynne Spalding checked into San Francisco General Hospital for a bladder infection. Soon after, she went missing. No one ordered a full search for Spalding until nine days after she disappeared.

In that time, Lynne Spalding Ford's family scoured the city and passed out thousands of fliers -- only to find out she was dead in a stairwell at the same hospital. Now, authorities have revealed a series of mishaps leading up to the discovery of Spalding Ford's body at San Francisco General Hospital -- 17 days after she was reported missing.


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