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Former NH EMT to plead guilty to stealing painkiller from hospital

He accepted a plea deal for removing 100 micrograms of fentanyl while assisting a nurse wo was starting an IV for a patient at Exeter Hospital


CONCORD, N.H. —A former emergency medical technician at Exeter Hospital will plead guilty to stealing a powerful painkiller, the same drug involved in the hospital’s hepatitis C outbreak in 2012.

Peter McGlynn is accused of taking fentanyl that was intended for a patient in severe pain. He is facing up to four years in prison.

McGlynn accepted a plea deal earlier this month.

Read full story: Former EMT to plead guilty to stealing painkiller at Exeter Hospital

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