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Housing conditions for Milwakee's impoverished mentally ill

Reforms promised after the story reveals that man under Milwaukee County's care was dead for days before his body was discovered. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reporter Meg Kissinger continues her year-long coverage of housing conditions for Milwakee's impoverished mentally ill. The latest story details how a man had been dead for up to four days before anyone noticed. Records and interviews show he was supposed to receive daily supervision. Kissinger's earlier stories have prompted state reforms and launched a criminal investigation into the starvation death of a woman at the Milwakee County Mental Health Complex. More than $12 million has been pledged to improve housing conditions in the wake of the stories. Read the latest story and the series.

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