Nurse steals morphine from dying 3-year-old child and replaces it with waterBy Emily Lewis 1:32 PM November 14, 2017
The parents of a dying child were horrified to learn that the nurse who was supposed to care for the patient caused excruciating pain and suffering, according to police in Finland.
Kokkola police said that they have arrested the nurse, who was not identified, after being accused of stealing the 3-year-old child’s painkiller at least 10 times.
The nurse has been charged with aggravated assault, drug abuse, larceny, traffic endangerment, and driving under the influence.
The nurse is facing a suspended prison sentence of 1 year and 8 months.
According to the police investigation, the nurse was hired to provide end of life car to the terminally ill 3-year-old child.
The child was treated with morphine and sleeping pills to ease the pain and suffering.
The nurse began stealing the child’s pain medication and she filled the syringes with water.
This caused the child to suffer immense pain, muscle spasm, and sleepless nights.
The child was immobile and unable to communicate.
The nurse admitted to using the morphine for herself.
She was even caught driving under the indulgence of drugs.