German midwife suspected of attempted murders

July 24, 2014 3:25 PM

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BERLIN (AP) — Police in Germany have arrested a midwife on suspicion of attempted murder, alleging that she administered a blood thinner to women undergoing cesarean sections.

Munich police said Thursday that a hospital in the city alerted prosecutors after bleeding during four C-sections between April and June aroused staff's suspicions. An internal investigation by the hospital concluded that the women had been given high doses of heparin, which is used to prevent blood...

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