Updated 5:30 p.m. EST

(Bloomberg) – Police are conducting a criminal investigation after eight people in a Hollywood, Florida, nursing home died after Hurricane Irma knocked out power to the facility, as millions of utility customers were still without electricity following the storm's sweep through the state.

Three of the victims were found dead at the nursing home and the others died on the way to the hospital or after they arrived there, Hollywood Police Chief Tom Sanchez said at a news conference.

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