Woman Accused Of Injecting Bleach Into Dialysis Patients Arrested - KLTV.com - Tyler, Longview, Jacksonville |ETX News

5/30/08 - LUFKIN (KTRE)

Woman Accused Of Injecting Bleach Into Dialysis Patients Arrested

by Taylor Hemness (KTRE)

Here is the full press release issued by the Lufkin Police Department Friday afternoon:

Lufkin Police have made an arrest in the DaVita investigation.  Kimberly Clark Saenz, formerly employed as a License Vocational Nurse with DaVita was arrested Friday afternoon on warrants charging her with two counts of Aggravated Assault, a second degree felony.  Saenz is a 34 year old Angelina County resident.

The warrants were obtained after an investigation revealed that Saenz had intentionally harmed two patients while working at Lufkin's DaVita Dialysis in April by injecting the patients with bleach.

The charges were filed after two witnesses reported seeing Saenz draw bleach into syringes and inject the substance into two the dialysis lines connected to two different patients on April 28, 2008.  Syringes and dialysis lines used on the patients was tested and bleach was found in the syringes and dialysis lines.

Both victims suffered injury after having bleach injected into their systems and one of them required treatment at a hospital for pain medical complications caused by the injection.  Both victims survived.

Saenz was terminated for DaVita Dialysis in April and has not worked as a nurse since that time. 

Saenz was arrested by Lufkin Police Friday afternoon and will be booked into Angelina County Jail on the two felony counts of Aggravated Assault.  Detectives are continuing the investigation and additional criminal charges may be filed in the future.

 

  • NewsMore>>

  • Tyler man gets 20 years for shooting up ex in-laws’ home

    Tyler man gets 20 years for shooting up ex in-laws’ home

    Monday, August 20 2018 8:42 AM EDT2018-08-20 12:42:04 GMT
    Curtis Wayne Bagby. (Source: Smith County Jail)Curtis Wayne Bagby. (Source: Smith County Jail)
    Curtis Wayne Bagby. (Source: Smith County Jail)Curtis Wayne Bagby. (Source: Smith County Jail)
    A Smith County judge has sentenced a Tyler man to 20 years in prison for shooting up his ex in-laws’ home in May of 2016. Court records show Judge Kerry Russell issued the sentence for Curtis Wayne Bagby, 40, on Friday. Bagby pleaded guilty to three counts of second-degree aggravated assault in July. The shooting occurred On May 7 in the 2900 block of Baldwin Drive. According to a police report, Bagby fired more than 30 rounds from a rifle into the front bedroom of his ex-in-l...More >>
    A Smith County judge has sentenced a Tyler man to 20 years in prison for shooting up his ex in-laws’ home in May of 2016. Court records show Judge Kerry Russell issued the sentence for Curtis Wayne Bagby, 40, on Friday. Bagby pleaded guilty to three counts of second-degree aggravated assault in July. The shooting occurred On May 7 in the 2900 block of Baldwin Drive. According to a police report, Bagby fired more than 30 rounds from a rifle into the front bedroom of his ex-in-l...More >>
  • Reduced speed diminished Amtrak collision

    Reduced speed diminished Amtrak collision

    Monday, August 20 2018 1:44 AM EDT2018-08-20 05:44:28 GMT
    Source: KLTV viewerSource: KLTV viewer

    Investigators are praising the quick action taken by a train engineer that averted any serious injuries in an East Texas accident. On Saturday an Amtrak Texas Eagle passenger train, traveling from Chicago to Los Angeles, collided with a truck on a crossing at Stephens road, just east of Hallsville.

    More >>

    Investigators are praising the quick action taken by a train engineer that averted any serious injuries in an East Texas accident. On Saturday an Amtrak Texas Eagle passenger train, traveling from Chicago to Los Angeles, collided with a truck on a crossing at Stephens road, just east of Hallsville.

    More >>
  • Wienerland announces closure

    Wienerland announces closure

    Sunday, August 19 2018 11:18 AM EDT2018-08-19 15:18:29 GMT
    Wienerland has closed its restaurant doors in Tyler. Though the main store will no longer be open, the "Wienie Wagon" will still be serving food. The Wiene Wagon can be found around town and is also available to rent. Copyright 2018 KLTV. All Rights Reserved.More >>
    Wienerland has closed its restaurant doors in Tyler. Though the main store will no longer be open, the "Wienie Wagon" will still be serving food. The Wiene Wagon can be found around town and is also available to rent. Copyright 2018 KLTV. All Rights Reserved.More >>
Powered by Frankly