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Hospital stabbing suspect now charged with capital murder, eligible for death penalty

Kyron Templeton, 22, appeared in court December 17 Kyron Templeton, 22, appeared in court December 17
LONGVIEW, TX (KLTV) - Kyron Templeton, 22, is now charged with three counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and capital murder for his involvement in a stabbing attack at Good Shepherd Medical Center in Longview.

Templeton was previously charged with four counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and murder. The upgraded capital murder charge makes him eligible for the death penalty.

According to Gregg County Sheriff Maxey Cerliano, 124th District Court Judge Alfonso Charles sealed information relating to the case on Friday. Neither the state nor the defense can speak about the case.

Gail Sandidge, a nurse at the Ambulatory Surgical Center at Good Shepherd Medical Center, died in the attack, which happened just before 7 a.m. on November 26. Police arrested Templeton shortly after the attack.

Harris Teel, 82, was critically injured during the attack and passed away on December 5. A total of two people died as a result of the attack and three people were injured.

Templeton remains in the Gregg County Jail on $2 million bond.

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