According to the South Carolina Medical Association, a Prisma Healthcare employee was killed in an altercation that he had with a patient at a South Carolina hospital. WISTV.
According to reports, Kevin Robinson, a 40-year-old employee at Tuomey Hospital Sumpter, South Carolina, died on May 31 after a fight with a mental patient.
Robinson was kicked in his groin, and then went into cardiac arrest. He was later admitted to the ICU and died shortly thereafter, according Robert Baker Jr., Sumter County Coroner.
Baker claimed that an autopsy had been performed on June 3. However, the results of that test are still being analyzed by WISTV.
Cops claim Robinson was kicked and kicked by Imani, 27-year-old patient who was admitted to the hospital with Robinson “mental and emotional” issues, WJHG reported.
According to police, Robinson was a mental health technician at the hospital.
“He worked for us for 11 years and was well-loved by his team members,”The hospital released a statement. “We extend our heartfelt condolences to our team member’s loved ones and to our Tuomey hospital family who share his loss.”
Cops say Cox was taken into police custody and charged with assault & battery-2nd degree.
Cox is currently being held at the detention centre. He was issued a $7500 surety bail, but has not yet posted any.
Her case remains pending AccordingThe Sumpter County Criminal Courts did not respond to our request for information. It is not clear if she obtained council or entered into a plea. Inside Edition Digital reached out to the Sumpter County Criminal Courts in search of more information, but was not able to get a response.
“Tragically, we are seeing an increase in aggression and violence across the nation, in settings such as shopping malls, airplanes, schools and healthcare facilities,”The hospital statement was also added. “Prisma Health has Security on hospital campuses and an active workplace violence task force that is examining how to balance compassionate care with protecting our team members, patients and visitors.”