PARIS - A caretaker at a French retirement home was charged in the poisoning deaths of six patients, accused Thursday of slipping the elderly residents a psychotropic cocktail over the course of two months.
Three other victims were sickened but survived, said Dietlind Baudoin, assistant prosecutor of Chambery in France's mountainous east, where the 30-year-old suspect had worked in the home since 2012, through the death of her own mother after a long illness this year.
MCALESTER, Okla. - Oklahoma on Tuesday executed a man who was convicted of killing two women — one 83, the other 93.
Ronald Clinton Lott, 53, was pronounced dead at 6:06 p.m. after receiving a lethal injection at the Oklahoma State Penitentiary in McAlester. Lott was the fifth Oklahoma death row inmate to be executed this year.