Police Investigate Apparent Suicide at Moberly Hospital

Posted: Apr 5, 2006 1:06 PM

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Linda Johnson was found dead in her private room Wednesday, 24 hours after entering the hospital. Staff found her hanging from a shower rod with a bed sheet wrapped around her neck. Moberly police say the suicide is under investigation by police and the Randolph County coroner. Her husband, Jim Johnson, of St. Charles says his wife drove herself to the Moberly hospital Tuesday on the advice of medical staff at another hospital. Moberly hospital spokeswoman Lisa Guerrero confirms there was a death at the hospital and that the "proper authorities" had been notified. She declines further comment.

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