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(Barbara Mancini of Philadelphia, right, leaves the office of magisterial district judge James Reiley in Pottsville, Pa. in August 2013 after her preliminary hearing on a charge of aiding a suicide.   Photo by Nick Meyer, used with permission of the Republican-Herald)

Philly Nurse Speaks Out On Assisted Suicide Case

A Philadelphia nurse accused of helping her 93-year-old terminally ill father kill himself by handing him a bottle of morphine says she was unjustly prosecuted.

02/12/2014

(Barbara Mancini of Philadelphia, right, leaves the office of magisterial district judge James Reiley in Pottsville, Pa. in August 2013 after her preliminary hearing on a charge of aiding a suicide.   Photo by Nick Meyer, used with permission of the Republican-Herald)

Assisted Suicide Charge Dropped Against Pa. Woman

A Pennsylvania judge dismissed an assisted suicide charge Tuesday against a nurse accused of handing her 93-year-old terminally ill father a bottle of morphine.

02/11/2014

(Joe Yourshaw, in 2008.  Family photo provided)

Philadelphia Nurse Charged With Aiding Father’s Suicide

A judge has upheld charges against a Philadelphia woman accused of helping her 93-year-old father commit suicide through a morphine overdose.

08/01/2013

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