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U-M Nurse Died From Drugs Stolen From Patients

Mar 17, 2014

Police say that a 29-year-old nurse found dead in December at a University of Michigan hospital three months ago, overdosed on drugs she took from her patients.  

Credit University of Michigan Health System

 The Ann Arbor News says an autopsy shows  the nurse  died from a mix of two drugs that are frequently used together to sedate patients before surgery. The autopsy classifies the death as accidental. 

University of Michigan police say a bag of one of the drugs had been checked out for a patient found with the nurse. The nurse worked in the Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit. She was found dead December 6th in a locked bathroom at the Neuroscience Hospital. 

     Information from: The Ann Arbor News, http://www.mlive.com/ann-arbor Like 89.1 WEMU on Facebook and follow us on Twitter