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FLORIDA OFFENSE/INCIDENT REPORT-SUPPLEMENTAL/CONTINUATION ORIG. SUPP. X
FLO 520300 CLEARWATER P.D.
AGENCY REPORT NO. 95-29158
NAME(S): Lisa McPherson
ORIG. DATE REPORTED: 12/6/95
IDENT:
AOA/Death Investigation
VI WILL PROSECUTE: Y N
LOCATION:
644 Pierce Street
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INVESTIGATOR: Det. Ron Sudler


Todayís date is 8/21/96. This is gonna be a taped interview with Joe Price.
The time of the interview is 1455 hours. This is going to be concerning the
Lisa McPherson death investigation, Report 95-29158.


Det. Sudler:
For the record Joe, Iíd like you to state your name,
date of birth, and home address.
Price:
My name is Joseph Price. My date of birth is X/52.
I currently reside at X Florida .
Det. Sudler:
Okay. And what is your home phone number Joe?
Price:
X..
Det. Sudler:
Okay. How are you employed Joe?
Price:
I work for Morton Plant Hospital as a clinical nurse
specialist. . .nurse liaison. Iíve been working at Morton
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Plant since September of 1995.
Det. Sudler:
And what type of background do you have in nursing?
Price:
Iíve been a nurse for 18 years.. .since 1978. Most of
those years I have spent working in psychiatry.
Det. Sudler:
Okay. And part of your duties and responsibilities at
Morton Plant Hospital would be to evaluate patients in the Emergency Room, to see if they meet Baker Act criteria and make ,the evaluations for their admission under those criteria?
Price:
Correct. My job is to do psych consults. . .psychiatric
assessments. I do determine whether or not people meet Baker Act criteria and thatís.. thatís my job. I am called to the ER. . .various ERís. ,People walk in to my office. I go to the medical floors to do psych consults. I go to peopleís houses every now and then. And thatís my job. Ď
Det. Sudler:
Okay. On November 18th, Lisa McPherson was brought
into Morton Plant Hospital. Do you recall that day
and that time involving Lisa McPherson?

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