Ex-Georgian Bay Hospital Nurse Accused of Homicide: 39-year-old Woman Taken off Life-Support by Mistake


Police report states that a previous Georgian Bay General Hospital medical caretaker has been accused of homicide after a 39-year-old lady was taken off life-support without approval.

Fifty-year-old Joanna Flynn of Wyevale, Ont., was arrested Thursday morning. She’s additionally accused of immoral carelessness which brought about the death.

Police said they started exploring the demise of patient Deanna Leblanc on Walk 6, 2014. Flynn was working at the clinic at the time, as per a doctor’s facility representative. Flynn surrendered to police Thursday morning and was later discharged on $50,000 safeguard.

Insp. Ron Wheeldon wouldn’t state as to what extent or why the patient was in the Midland healing center, situated around 150 km north of Toronto.

Michael Leblanc, her husband said his late wife didn’t have any real wellbeing issues.

He stated, “She was 39 years old and there was nothing wrong with her other than a bum knee.”

He said she’d gone to an arrangement for a knee arthroscopy to attempt to figure out what wasn’t right with the joint, and after 36 hours his wife “was imploring me” to take her to healing center, where she was admitted and in the long run taken to serious consideration.

Healing facility president and Chief Karen McGrath said the clinic was exhorted by neighborhood police that charges had been laid against a previous worker.

“While we comprehend that a criminal accusation including somebody at our doctor’s facility is a very upsetting event and will make a decent arrangement of nervousness for our group, the charges result from a police examination to which the healing center is not a gathering,” she stated.

“This matter is in the hands of the equity framework, and as prompted by our lawful insight, the clinic won’t be putting forth any further expressions about this matter,” McGrath stated.

Wheeldon stated that the case is a complicated one. He added,” To preserve the integrity of this investigation and the pending case before the court, no further information will be released.”

Police said they won’t show the character of the deceased, keeping in mind the family’s security. “There is no risk to public health,” Wheeldon stated. Flynn is arranged to be back in court on May 28.


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