CLARKSBURG, W. Va. (KDKA) — There are new developments in the investigation into suspicious deaths at a VA hospital in West Virginia.
Investigators reportedly have a person of interest in the case.READ MORE: Howard W. Hanna Jr., Founder Of Real Estate Agency Dies At 101 Years Old
CBS station WOWK reports she is a former employee at the Louis A. Johnson VA Medical Center in Clarksburg, a nursing assistant who worked the overnight shift.
Eleven patient deaths are part of this investigation, and the person of interest was reportedly assigned to monitor several of the veterans who died.
No charges have been filed, and those familiar with the case say she was fired last year.READ MORE: 'I Owe Him Everything'; Zlatan Ibrahimovic Pays Tribute Following The Passing Of Dr. Freddie Fu
The deaths include a retired Army sergeant from Westmoreland County, 82-year-old Felix McDermott. He died in April 2018.
Officials said he received insulin before he died, even though he was not diabetic.
The Washington Post is reporting that scenario played out in the other deaths.
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In a statement earlier this year, the VA said the department’s Office of Inspector General is working with federal law enforcement agencies to investigate the deaths.