Federal authorities have person of interest in suspicious deaths at Clarksburg VA Medical Center

West Virginia

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. (WOWK) – A person of interest has been identified in the ongoing investigation into suspicious deaths at the Louis A. Johnson VA Medical Center.

WOWK 13 News has learned the investigation is focused on a now ex-employee of the hospital. The woman was a nursing assistant who worked the overnight shift.

The woman was assigned to monitor several of the veterans who died in what are known as one-on-one bedside vigils for patients who need extra attention.

The woman left her positon sometimes in 2018 after federal investigators began looking into the suspicious deaths. As of now, WOWK 13 News has not named the woman because she has not been charged.

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