State requests additional time to investigate

[anvplayer video=”5152078″ station=”998128″]

(ABC 6 News) – New details in the investigation into an Austin assisted living facility.

ABC 6 News learned Friday, that the Minnesota Department of Health is requesting a 30-day extension as it looks into complaints filed against South Grove Lodge.

Related: ABC 6 Investigates: Allegations of elder mistreatment

In an ABC 6 News exclusive last month, we spoke with former employees and families who removed their loved ones from the facility saying the residents were mistreated.

They filed complaints and the state launched an investigation.

Related: New allegations against assisted living facility

No word on why it needs more time.