CBS Evening News for Monday, Mar 28, 1977
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(Studio) 2 Filipino nurses on trial in Detroit for murdering patients.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite
(Detroit, Michigan) Court proceedings and statements of prosecutor Richard Yanko re: government evidence about crimes and against Filipina Narciso and Leonora Perez. Deaths took place at Veterans Administration Hospital in Ann Arbor, Michigan; problem for state will be proving involvement of 2 nurses, which is cloudy issue, based on unsubstantiated death-bed confession of former supervisor, Betty Jakim. Yanko doesn't talk of motive for crimes. [YANKO - says it isn't necessary for government to establish motive.] Defense has opening statements Tuesday
REPORTER: Renee Poussaint
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