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Nurse charged in nursing home death in Edwarsville, IL

A nurse from the Rosewood Care Center in Edwardsville, IL has been charged with felony criminal neglect in the death of an 86-year-old nursing home resident. Last August, the nurse was alleged to have given the 86-year-old woman a lethal dose of the painkiller oxycodone.

The nurse is suspected of having given the drug four hours too soon.

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