Friday, June 11, 2010

Alzheimer's Patient Murdered with Morphine at N.C. Nursing Home

A caregiver is charged with murdering an Alzheimer's patient at a North Carolina nursing home with a heavy dose of morphine. Investigators say 44-year-old Angela Almore, who worked at Britthaven of Chapel Hill, is charged with second-degree murder in the February, 2010 death of 84-year-old Rachel Holliday.
Almore was indicted Monday according to CBS affiliate WRAL.

In addition to the murder case, Almore faces charges of felony abuse, related to hospitalization of six other Alheimer's patients to whom authorities say she also gave morphine."

Alzheimer's Patient Murdered with Morphine : "HILLSBOROUGH, N.C. (CBS/WRAL)