Police confirmed that medication that was given intravenously to a patient on June 10 was administered by a 29-year-old Bratislava University Hospital employee from Trenčín, the SITA newswire reported.
The 63-year-old patient subsequently died of heart failure. A University Hospital spokesperson, Zuzana Čižmáriková, told SITA that she would not comment on the matter due to the ongoing investigation.
The accused man is now in pre-trial custody and could face a sentence from 25 years to life imprisonment.
Compiled by Zuzana Vilikovská from press reports
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22. Jun 2011 at 14:00