Sex Offender Fights Removal From Hospice

Courthouse News Service has a story from Florida about an elderly registered sex offender, with end-stage Alzheimer’s disease, fighting to stay in a hospice despite its proximity to a school.

    A Palm Beach County court petition filed Aug. 31 claims Jack Ehrhart, a hospice patient with end-stage Alzheimer’s disease, has been threatened with arrest if he does not move out of Heartland of Boynton Beach, a nursing home near a local preschool.     The City of Boynton Beach purportedly issued a notice to Ehrhart and the hospice accusing them of violating an ordinance that prohibits sex offenders from living within 2,500 feet of a school, daycare center or playground. 

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