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Alibi canvass – James Mendoza
YCSD investigators interviewed Virginia Mendoza and hospital personnel who were on duty the evening of January 12, 2018, to learn more about Dr. Mendoza's activities that night.
The interviews summarized are some of the most typical or relevant to the investigation and are representative of all interviews conducted.
Name: Todd Melton
Address: 108 L'acadian, Oxford, MS
Dr. Melton was the on-call ER doctor the night of January 12, 2018.
Melton said he was just finishing up with a patient who'd suffered moderate injuries in an auto accident when the Mendozas arrived at the ER.
Melton said he examined Mrs. Mendoza, and while he didn't feel she or her pregnancy were in any danger, he kept her in the ER for a few hours for observation. Melton confirmed that Dr. Mendoza, whom he knows as a casual business acquaintance, was with his wife the entire time.
After consulting the discharge paperwork, Melton confirmed that Mrs. Melton was discharged at 11:25 p.m. with home care instructions and advice to return to the ER if the symptoms should intensify.
Melton said, to his knowledge, the Mendozas have not returned to the ER since that night.