Wrongful Death Former Nursing Home Worker Sentenced For Killing Patient

A guilty plea was announced in the case of a former medical technician who told police he injected a nursing home patient with a lethal dose of insulin.

Attorney General Andy Beshear and Jefferson County Commonwealth’s Attorney made the announcement on Friday.

According to the Attorney General’s Office, 36-year-old David T. Satterfield intentionally injected 86-year-old Marcelline Vale with a fatal dose of insulin in 2007.


Additionally, Satterfield admitted to injecting two other patients with insulin without a medical reason, according to authorities.

Satterfield was sentenced to serve 25 years behind bars.

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