RENOWNED family doctor Robert Lesslie has died along with five family members.
The doctor was well known in the Rock Hill, South Carolina area for emergency medicine and ER work.
Who is Dr Robert Lesslie and what happened to him?
Dr. Robert Lesslie, 70, was a prominent physician in North and South Carolina.
He was board-certified in both emergency medicine and occupational medicine.
Dr. Lesslie was the medical director and founder of Riverview House Calls & Riverview Hospice and Palliative Care.
He also worked in and directed several emergency rooms in the Charlotte, North Carolina area.
Dr. Lesslie was the medical director and founder of Riverview House Calls & Riverview Hospice and Palliative Care[/caption]
Dr. Lesslie served as medical director of the emergency department for almost 15 years at Piedmont Medical Center where he taught and certified the hospital staff in basic and advanced life support.
On the evening of April 7, 2021, Dr. Lesslie, his wife Barbara, their two grandchildren, and a house worker were killed in a mass shooting at their home located on 4456 Marshall Road.
All deaths are being investigated as homicides.
The autopsy and toxicology reports are still pending.
Has anyone been arrested?
Authorities believe they have found a suspect in connection to the mass shooting, though it is unclear if an arrest has been made.
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York County Sheriff spokesman Trent Faris said the suspect “lives on the same road” and according to a tweet, he was found “in a nearby house.”
The sheriff’s office said: “There is no active threat to the community. Detectives are still in the area serving a search warrant & investigating this tragic event.
Adding: “That’s all I can say about that suspect.”