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June 2010

Registered nurse Angela Almore was charged with second degree murder on June 7, 2010 after a nursing home resident in her care died

Almore, a registered nurse employed at Britthaven of Chapel Hill in North Carolina, reportedly gave a dose of unprescribed morphine to 84 year-old Rachel Holliday, an Alzheimer’s resident who later died. The medical examiner attributed Holliday’s death to pneumonia from asphyxiation and reported that this nursing home medication error and…

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