US Assisted Suicide Charges

October 10, 2013 - 6:35 PM
FILE - In this Aug. 1, 2013, file photo, Barbara J. Mancini is interviewed by reporters after her preliminary hearing before Magisterial District Justice James K. Reiley in Pottsville, Pa. Mancini, 57, of Philadelphia, is accused of giving morphine to her terminally ill father, Joe Yourshaw, at his Pottsville home in February. A Pennsylvania judge is expected to be asked Thursday, Oct. 10, 2013 to dismiss an assisted suicide charge filed against the nurse in her 93-year-old father's death while on hospice. (AP PhotoNick Meyer/The Republican-Herald, Nick Meyer, File)