Independent investigation to be conducted on Holyoke Soldiers’ Home

The investigation follows the recent COVID-19 deaths inside the facility.

BOSTON, MASS (WLNE) – Governor of Massachusetts, Charlie Baker, announced on Wednesday that an independent investigation of the Holyoke Soldiers’ Home will be conducted.

Governor Baker hired Attorney Mark W. Pearlstein to conduct the investigation into the events that led to the recent deaths from COVID-19 within the facility.

According to Baker,s office, the investigation will focus on the events inside the facility that led to the deaths of veterans, and on organizational oversight of COVID-19 response in the home.

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