Turning a corner: For nearly 20 days, Louise Troh endured fear, grief and isolation. When told of the death of her fiancee, Thomas Eric Duncan – the first person diagnosed with Ebola in the United States – she fell to the ground. The man giving her the news couldn’t even console her with a hug. But today is day 21: The day the quarantine period is expected to come to an end for Troh, her son and two nephews. Also, some of the Ebola patients in treatment are steadily improving.
2. HANNAH GRAHAM
Human remains: Searchers looking for Hannah Graham turned up human remains over the weekend on abandoned property. They lay eight miles from where a surveillance camera spotted Graham a month ago – apparently the last time she was seen. Officials haven’t identified the remains yet; that will take some testing, but they have given the news to Graham’s parents.
3. MICHAEL BROWN
Blood in cruiser: Federal officials anonymously leaked results last week from FBI forensic tests in the Michael Brown shooting case to the New York Times. They said the teen’s blood was in the police cruiser, and on Officer Darren Wilson’s gun and uniform. The findings could back up his side of the story that Brown was going for his gun. That might dissuade the grand jury from bringing charges. The leaked information immediately drew suspicion and anger from activists in Ferguson, who said it was contrived to justify Brown’s killing
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Five Things To Know For Your New Day – Monday, October 20, 2014 was originally published on praisecleveland.com