The Washington Police Department is investigating possible misappropriation of funds from the Beaufort County Hospital Foundation.
The foundation's board of trustees says it and the hospital were recently made aware of the situation and turned the information over to police for investigation.
The hospital says a former employee, who may have been involved, is no longer employed there.
The board and hospital administration say they take this situation very seriously.
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