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William Melchert-Dinkel

Sentencing Set For Man Who Encouraged Suicides

A sentencing date has been set in Minnesota for the former nurse who used the Internet to encourage two people to kill themselves.

03/17/2011

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Officials Investigate Infections At Minn. Hospital

A nurse has been suspended pending a criminal investigation into a series of unusual bacterial infections among patients at St. Cloud Hospital.

03/16/2011

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Nurse In Meds Theft Case Is No-Show Because Of Treatment

The former Minnesota nurse accused of stealing painkillers from a patient before surgery is receiving drug addiction treatment.

02/15/2011

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Wis. Nurse Accused Of Stealing Drugs In Minnesota

A Wisconsin nurse is accused of stealing painkillers meant for patients at a Twin Cities hospital.

02/14/2011

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Minn. Nurse Accused In Drug Theft Called ‘Scapegoat’

An attorney for a Minnesota nurse accused of stealing painkillers from a patient before surgery says his client is being made a “scapegoat” by the hospital.

02/11/2011

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Nurse Charged With Taking Painkiller From Patient

Prosecutors say a Minnesota nurse who was supposed to sedate a patient before surgery instead withheld most of the painkillers, giving the patient such a small dose he was writhing in pain.

02/09/2011

William Melchert-Dinkel

Ex-Minn. Nurse Pleads Not Guilty To Suicide Aid

A former Minnesota nurse pleaded not guilty Friday to encouraging an English man and a Canadian woman to kill themselves, and his attorney brought another motion to dismiss the case.

11/19/2010

William Melchert-Dinkel

Online Suicide Advice: Free Speech?

A former Minnesota nurse charged with aiding the suicides of two people was not covered by free-speech protections when he sought out depressed people online and encouraged them to kill themselves, a prosecutor argued in court documents Wednesday.

830 WCCO–10/28/2010

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