Tragic Discovery At Kinston Hospital

Elective surgery procedures at the day surgery center at Lenoir Memorial Hospital were canceled Tuesday after a tragic discovery.

Officials say the body of a nurse anesthetist was found in the center this morning, about 6:30 a.m. A co-worker found the man's body. Officials went on to say there were no patients around at the time.

Kinston police are investigating but say the death was a suicide.

Hospital officials say they felt it was in the best interest of the staff, as well as patients, to cancel today's elective surgeries.


275 E. Arlington Blvd. Greenville, NC 27858 252-439-7777
Copyright © 2002-2016 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 15546347 -
Gray Television, Inc.