Authorities shut down West Michigan abortion clinic after discovering unsanitary conditions
Police responding to Women's Medical Services in Muskegon found hypodermic needles in unsecured containers, blood on floor
Authorities investigating a break-in shut down a West Michigan abortion clinic after discovering unsanitary conditions there.
Police responding to Women's Medical Services Dec. 26 in Muskegon found hypodermic needles in unsecured containers and blood on the floor and walls.
Documents and photos released to The Muskegon Chronicle in response to a Freedom of Information Act request detail the findings that led Muskegon's fire marshal to shut down the clinic until conditions could be remedied.
Women's Medical Services remained closed this week.
Clinic operator Dr. Robert Alexander declined to comment, but Muskegon Public Safety Director Jeffrey Lewis says Alexander told city officials he wouldn't try to reopen the facility.
Authorities also found biohazard bags on the floor and in closets and buckets containing "unknown fluids" in the operating room area.
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