Texas Seeks Death Penalty in Lufkin DaVita Case
POSTED: Thursday, July 16, 2009 - 6:46am
UPDATED: Thursday, April 8, 2010 - 3:05am
LUFKIN—The state of Texas plans to seek the death penalty for former Lufkin DaVita Dialysis nurse, Kimberly Saenz.
Saenz is accused of injecting five patients with bleach at the Lufkin dialysis clinic. The prosecution announced their plans during a pre-trial hearing Wednesday. Saenz is charged with five counts of capital murder and five charges of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. The indictment alleges that she injected 10 patients with bleach last year, killing five of them.