Ontario names Justice Eileen Gillese to lead Wettlaufer inquiry

Ontario has appointed Justice Eileen Gillese to conduct an independent public inquiry into the circumstances and systemic issues that may have contributed to the actions of serial killer Elizabeth Wettlaufer at a nursing home.

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Ex-nurse who killed 8 elderly patients begins hearing from victims’ family members, friends

Former nurse Elizabeth Wettlaufer is in a Woodstock, Ont., courtroom this morning to hear the victim impact statements of 19 friends and relatives of the eight people she killed while they were under her care at various nursing homes.

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Nurse accused in seniors’ deaths stated ‘it wasn’t accidental,’ childhood friend says

The nurse accused of killing eight residents at care homes in southwest Ontario made a stunning admission via online chat last fall about the fate of “more than six” seniors who died on her watch, one of her childhood friends told CBC’s The Fifth Estate in an exclusive interview.

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