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Second veteran's death a homicide : 10 VA hospital fatalities are under investigation

Aug 29, 2019 - USA Today

When federal investigators contacted the Shaw family at their farm in West Virginia last winter, they had an unusual request: They wanted to exhume the body of George Nelson Shaw Sr., who had died several months earlier, to examine his body for foul play.

The family had thought his death was suspicious. They didn't understand how in just a few weeks the retired Air Force veteran had gone from bowling to hospice at the local VA medical center.

Last month, investigators returned to th...