Cherry Hospital worker fired over pillow incident ::

RALEIGH, N.C. — An employee at the state-run Cherry Hospital in Goldsboro has been fired following an incident earlier this year that put the hospital in jeopardy of losing federal funding for Medicare and Medicaid services.

Kevin Dunn was released from his position as a mental health technician after an internal investigation into a matter in April in which Dunn placed a pillow over a 22-year-old male patient’s face to help restrain him.

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