Nurse to face trial in fatal fall of McMaster's father

Mail Online | 5/10/2018 | Associated Press
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A Pennsylvania judge ordered a nurse Monday to stand trial in the fatal fall of the father of former national security adviser H.R. McMaster while he was receiving treatment at a Philadelphia senior care facility.

Judge Karen Y. Simmons issued her ruling after a two-part preliminary hearing that included hours of surveillance footage and testimony from nurses, a Health Department regulator, investigators and a medical examiner.

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Simmons ordered Christann Gainey, a 30-year-old former contract nurse at the Cathedral Village senior care facility in Philadelphia, to stand trial on charges of involuntary manslaughter, neglect of care of a dependent person and tampering with records.

'To say that this is tragic is the biggest understatement I can say. That Ms. Gainey is the only person before me ... is also tragic,' Simmons said, adding that she would find the same for anyone else who had been responsible for H.R. McMaster Sr.'s care at the facility.

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The Pennsylvania attorney general's office officially charged Gainey in May, and the judge ruled Monday that there was enough evidence to proceed to trial.

Nobody else at the facility has been charged...
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