Local nurse expected to plead guilty to charges related to patient deaths

BUTLER, Pa. — 11 Investigates has learned that former nurse Heather Pressdee is expected to plead guilty Thursday to multiple charges related to patient deaths while she was working at care homes across the area.

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Pressdee is expected in court in Butler on Thursday.

A guilty plea could potentially take the death penalty off the table.

Pressdee is facing numerous charges for allegedly administering lethal doses of insulin to patients at five different care facilities between 2020 and 2023.

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