GREENSBURG, Pa. (CBS) — A female patient is accused of selling heroin from her bed at a hospital in Pennsylvania.
Security at Excela Westmoreland Hospital in Greensburg became suspicious when a large number of people were coming in and out of Lori Sullenberger’s room.READ MORE: Norristown Police Searching For 3 Teens Accused Of Brutally Beating 56-Year-Old Pizza Shop Owner
“What they noticed last week was an exuberant amount of foot traffic happening to the patient’s room; not people coming to stay two hours, but coming to stay for two minutes and they thought that was really odd,” hospital spokeswoman Jennifer Miele said.READ MORE: CBS3 Legend Pat Ciarrocchi Tells Ukee Washington Her Most Personal Story Ever -- Her Own Brain Surgery
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The 38-year-old Sullenberger is facing felony and misdemeanor drug charges.