PASCO COUNTY, Fla. (WFLA) – The Pasco County Sheriff’s Office confirms it forwarded to the State Attorney’s Office, its investigation into the death of Tommy Myers.
Tommy, a 39-year-old special needs patient, stopped breathing during a September 2014 dental cleaning at Grand Dentistry in New Port Richey.
He died with days.
A Department of Health investigation determined that Dr. Veronica Thompson made several mistakes treating Tommy, including giving him 4 times the amount of sedative normally given to a healthy adult patient.
Thompson’s attorney told the Board of Dentistry she is under criminal investigation.
Tonight at 6 on News Channel 8, an expert tells us, what prosecutors must consider before they can bring charges.