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ETSU medical student escapes captors as trip to Kenya becomes nightmare

Jennifer Sprouse, NET News Service • Aug 22, 2013 at 8:00 AM

JOHNSON CITY — As a fourth year medical student at East Tennessee State University’s Quillen College of Medicine, Logan Key said she decided to look into a summer program abroad where she could get hands-on experience.

But what was supposed to be an overseas experience of a lifetime, working with a medical missions group in a small city in Kenya, slowly turned into a hostage situation for Key and others from the program staying in the Gilly Hotel in Migori, Kenya.

Key said she had found the program through Medics to Africa while surfing the Association of American Medical Colleges website, which she took to be reputable.

Read the full story on the Johnson City Press website.

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