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Martinsburg Nurse Facing Charges for Stealing Morphine


A registered nurse is facing charges for stealing medication from the nursing home she was employed at.

Nichole S. Soyster, 46, of Martinsburg, turned herself in to Altoona police on Tuesday, Feb. 26, after an investigation by police and the Pennsylvania State Attorney General’s office found that two bottles of liquid morphine intended for two different patients at Hillview Chateau, Altoona, were tampered with.

According to the charges, police were called to Hillview on May 15, 2018, for possible theft of medication. Police took possession of two bottles of liquid morphine, and laborator...

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