The Seattle Times

3 of 4
BETTINA HANSEN / The Seattle Times
Advertising

Monday, May 12, 2014

Evaluators’ missed deadlines are forcing release of mental patients

Gregory Bensonis recovering now after struggling with mental illness to the point where his mother, Maria, had him committed to a hospital twice due to violent and erratic behavior. The first time, a missed deadline for evaluation led to his release without treatment or follow-up.