The Associated Press
Psychiatrist Fired In Death Of Patient At Mental Hospital
Dateline: Northville, Michigan
June 7, 1985
A staff psychiatrist has been fired following an investigation of the slaying of a patient at the Northville Regional Psychiatric Center, becoming the eighth employee disciplined in the case, an official says.
Dr. Sevil Akman was fired for making “major errors in professional judgment” in her handling of one of the patients charged with murder in the May 26 slaying, state Mental Health Director C. Patrick Babcock said Thursday…