Ex-Minnesota nurse charged in aiding suicides told to stay off Internet

May 25, 2010 at 10:43 am in INFORUM

FARIBAULT, Minn. — A former Minnesota nurse accused of going online and encouraging depressed people to kill themselves has been ordered to stay off the Internet while his criminal case is pending.

William Melchert-Dinkel made his first court appearance Tuesday in Rice County. The 47-year-old from Faribault is charged in two deaths — a woman from Canada and a man from Britain. Continue reading…