NBC Evening News for Monday, Nov 16, 1987
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.
(Hauppauge, New York: Cassandra Clayton) Long Island, New York, registered nurse Richard Angelo's admission to injecting elderly patient with potentially lethal drugs so he could show colleagues how well he could revive a patient reported; scenes shown. Angelo's responsibility for several mysterious deaths at Good Samaritan Hospital said to be investigated. [Dist. attorney, Suffolk Cnty. Patrick HENRY - says Angelo felt inadequate in his abilities and was trying to be a hero.] Investigation of Angelo's connection to death of Nancy Falabella discussed. [Daughter-in-law Jean FALABELLA - says this is a violation and is worse than the death itself.] No. of injections Angelo has admitted to cited. Particular drugs and reactions they cause discussed. Even though Angelo has pleaded not guilty to charge, 37 cases reported to be reviewed and bodies exhumed because of his admissions.
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