Nurse Convicted Of Killing Patients With Bleach Loses Expert Challenge, Appeal

SAN ANTONIO - A Fourth District Texas Court of Appeals panel on Jan. 22 affirmed a nurse's murder conviction for injecting bleach into at least 10 dialysis patients - killing five of them. The panel found, among other things, that the state's chemistry expert had a reliable and accepted scientific basis for his opinion (Kimberly Clark Saenz v. State of Texas, No. 04-12-00238-CR, Texas App., 4th Dist.; 2014 Tex. App. LEXIS 591).

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