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Posted on Tue, Jan 22, 2013 : 12:52 p.m.

Hospital worker accused of infecting patients with hepatitis C in New Hampshire was a 'good' kid, team captain

By Amy Biolchini

David Kwiatkowski, 33, the traveling medical technician accused of infecting patients with hepatitis C in New Hampshire, was a "good" kid and a leader on his high school baseball team in Canton, the Detroit News reported.

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David Kwiatkowski

AP Photo/U.S. Attorney's Office

Kwiatkowski is a Canton native and graduated from Plymouth Canton High School in 1998, according to the report. He was a catcher on the school’s varsity baseball team, and was captain his senior year.

“He was a good, solid kid,” said Scott Dickey, a former high school baseball coach of Kwiatkowski, to the Detroit News.

After graduating from Madonna University in 2005, Kwiatkowski worked at a number of Michigan health care facilities, including the University of Michigan Health System.

UMHS launched investigations after vials of narcotics were stolen on three separate occasions during the three months Kwiatkowski worked in the interventional radiology department, according to the report.

Amy Biolchini covers Washtenaw County, health and environmental issues for AnnArbor.com. Reach her at (734) 623-2552, amybiolchini@annarbor.com or on Twitter.

Comments

music to my ear

Wed, Jan 23, 2013 : 12:28 a.m.

well somewhere along the way he lost his halo,it was wrong what he did to innocent people for personal gain,

justcurious

Tue, Jan 22, 2013 : 6:45 p.m.

So, he was a "good kid" who made bad choices? I'm sure someone would say that. Not me.

StopCrying

Tue, Jan 22, 2013 : 5:56 p.m.

yeah he is certainly the catcher, he managed to catch hepatitis and callously spread it around. Not acceptable.