Ebola Hoax at Kettering Medical Center

October 22, 2014-

Luanna N. Burt of Dayton was charged with second-degree felony inducing panic.   Burt entered Kettering Medical Center the morning of October 15 and told employees she had been to Africa and had symptoms of Ebola.  Detectives located Burt yesterday afternoon. When questioned, Burt recanted her story and admitted the story was a hoax.

Prosecutors approved a second-degree felony charge that could lead to a maximum sentence of eight years if convicted.  Burt has a lengthy criminal record, including two 2011 felony cases in Montgomery County Common Pleas Court.

 

Courtesy of WHIO