. Texas Nurse Sentenced to Death for Fatally Injecting 4 Heart Patients With Air « JO LEE MAGAZINE

NY TIMES – A former Texas nurse was sentenced to death this week for injecting air into the arteries of four patients recovering from heart surgery, causing fatal brain damage, a court official said. A jury in Tyler, Texas, handed up the sentence on Wednesday in the capital murder case of the former nurse, William Davis, eight days after convicting him. Prosecutors said during the trial’s sentencing phase that Mr. Davis, 37, had harmed at least 11 patients altogether by injecting air into their arterial lines or venous systems. Two of those other patients later died, according to prosecutors.

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