Homeless hospital patient discharged wearing only a gown. It’s not an unusual story.

By , Daily Memphian Updated: February 26, 2024 6:59 AM CT | Published: February 26, 2024 4:00 AM CT

“She’s literally just in a hospital gown, with nothing else on. She can’t walk,” an Uber driver said of a passenger picked up. “And I’m thinking, it’s getting dark. It’s about to rain. This is a perfect storm for something terrible to happen to a person.”


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Ben Wheeler

Ben Wheeler

Ben Wheeler is an investigative reporter and is a member of The Daily Memphian’s public safety reporting team. He previously worked at the Yankton Daily Press and Dakotan and Herald-Citizen.

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