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Spokane County nurse suspended on charges of homicide and attempted suicide

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A Spokane County registered nurse’s license was immediately suspended by the state Nursing Commission after criminal charges were filed against her in the suicide death of her 23-year-old daughter. A Spokane County registered nurse’s license was immediately suspended by the state Nursing Commission after criminal charges were filed against her in the suicide death of her 23-year-old daughter.
SPOKANE, Wash. -

A Spokane County registered nurse had her license suspended by the state Nursing Commission after criminal charges were filed against her in the suicide death of her 23-year-old daughter. 

Carol Lambert was arrested in March and charged with controlled substance homicide and promoting a suicide attempt after her daughter Sarah's death in October 2015. Court documents say Lambert and her daughter both ingested a mixture of drugs before her daughter was found dead in a Spokane Valley hotel room. A suicide note signed by both of them was found at the scene, however Carol survived. She is accused of providing the drugs that her daughter overdosed on, including hydrocodone and morphine. 

With the suspension of her license, Lambert cannot work as a registered nurse until the criminal charges are resolved. Lambert has 20 days to respond to the charges. 

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