Police Interrogation: Did a Nurse Burn Her Husband Alive?
Morgantown, W.Va. - November 2005
Firemen discovered James Michael's charred body in his bed after putting out a fire in his home. Because police felt his wife, Michelle, acted suspiciously uncaring at the time, they brought her in for questioning.
The autopsy showed that James Michael died from a lethal dose of rocuronium, a drug used by nurses like Michelle to paralyze patients' muscles. An eyewitness and surveillance video showed that she had time to light the fire and kill her husband on a break from work. Michelle was sentenced to life in prison with a chance for parole in 2027.
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