After Van Ingraham was found with his neck broken at the Fairview Developmental Center, police at the state institution closed the case without answers. But the patient’s heartbroken brother, a former cop, went after evidence that state investigators had missed.
I worked closely with investigative reporter Ryan Gabrielson to produce this multimedia feature for California Watch. See the full investigation.
“Manner of Death: Undetermined” won an award for Feature Storytelling from the Society of Professional Journalists (Northern California) and along with two of other videos won a duPont Silver Baton for excellence in broadcast and digital journalism.