First Trial Begins on Monday in the Winkler County Memorial Hospital Scandal

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

The first trial in the Winkler County Memorial Hospital scandal begins next week.

Winkler County Sheriff Robert Roberts faces felony charges involving retaliation against two Winkler County nurses.

Those nurses were arrested after complaining to the state medical board about the practices of a doctor there.

After that, both nurses were fired from their jobs.

Both nurses were eventually cleared of any wrongdoing.

Jury selection begins at 8:30 Monday morning in Midland.