Saturday, January 26, 2019

When will the VA explain death of Dale Farhner ?

How did a veteran end up dead after a fight with police at Kansas City’s VA hospital?

Kansas City Star
Editorial Board
January 25, 2019

A man named Dale Farhner died in May after a confrontation with Kansas City VA Medical Center police. The VA has declined to provide any information about his death.
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs and Kansas City’s VA Medical Center must fully disclose the facts surrounding the arrest and subsequent death of a veteran on their campus last May.
To date, unfortunately, the VA has stonewalled legitimate efforts to help the public understand what happened last spring. 

A veteran, 66-year old Dale Farhner, was detained by VA police after he apparently drove the wrong way down a driveway.
Farhner allegedly struggled with the officer and was injured or became ill. Later, the veteran was transferred to the University of Kansas Hospital, where he died.
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