Wednesday, January 29, 2014

Med tech admits killing nursing home resident

David Satterfield, 34, recently confessed to police that in 2007, he killed Marcelline Katherine Sommer Vale, an 86-year-old widow, Louisville police said in a press conference Tuesday.
Vale had been helpless, lying in a nursing home bed in a fog of Alzheimer’s, and Satterfield had been hired as a medical technician to care for her."
The nursing home was short-staffed for the July 4 holiday, and Satterfield was called in for the overnight shift. He worked from 11 p.m. to 7 a.m. July 5. The morning shift found the three women around 6:30 a.m. with critically low blood sugar readings, according to the investigation
Parkway Medical Center declined to comment.

Louisville police: Med tech admits killing elderly woman with insulin injection in 2007 | The Courier-Journal |

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