Stories tagged: Duane Charley
Wed., June 25, 2014
State settles with family of patient strangled at Eastern State Hospital
Washington state paid $500,000 to settle a lawsuit filed in the strangulation death of an Eastern State Hospital patient. Hospital staff found Duane Charley dead in his room on Nov. …
Sat., Nov. 16, 2013
Eastern State Hospital sued over 2012 strangulation
The estate of an Eastern State Hospital patient who was strangled by another patient is suing the facility, saying its personnel failed to adequately supervise criminally insane patients. In a …
Sun., March 24, 2013
Eastern State Hospital chief steps down
Connie Wilmot is out as the CEO of Eastern State Hospital four months after one patient strangled another patient and the hospital temporarily lost its accreditation. Wilmot accepted another position …
Thu., Nov. 22, 2012
Alleged killer led man to body
An Eastern State Hospital patient approached an employee making his rounds in the middle of the night. “I murdered someone,” the patient told the employee, according to court documents, “but …
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 21, 2012, 5:50 p.m.
Eastern state employee: Suspect guided him to body
A woman accused of killing a fellow patient at Eastern State Hospital Tuesday pleaded not guilty in court today.