Press Release Matthew Thornton, the CEO of Liberty Dayton Regional Medical Center and Liberty County Hospital District No. 1 has been placed on administrative leave pending the investigation of the Liberty County District Attorney’s office of a non-hospital related accusation. Ray Mason from Midland has been hired as the interim CEO of the hospital. Rhonda Campbell, COO will be over the hospital administration during this time. Media seeking information should contact Bruce Stratton at 936-336-5766. Be assured that we, Liberty Dayton Regional Medical Center will continue to provide excellent and compassionate care to our community. C. Bruce Stratton, President
Monday night, Liberty Police arrested Liberty Dayton Regional Medical Center CEO Matt Thornton for Sexual Assault of a Child. According to information from law enforcement sources, Liberty Police have been investigating this allegation since May. Thornton 38 is in the Liberty County Jail under a $25,000 bond. The Liberty County District Attorney’s office is also involved in the investigation.