The drug used for COVID-19 patients at an Eastern Ontario hospital is part of the investigation into the murder of Dr. Brian Nadler, the CBC News reported.
Natler, physician at Hawksbury and District General Hospital An indictment for first-degree murder In the death of patient Albert Boeinger, 89.
The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) has said more people who died in hospital recently are awaiting autopsy results.
An OPP spokesman described the deaths as “suspicious”.
The OPP did not confirm whether Poetinger was one of Natler’s patients or whether he had any contact with other patients.
However, sources familiar with the investigation have confirmed a statement Ottawa citizen Police are looking for at least five COVID-19 patients who died at the hospital between March 17 and 25. Sources spoke anonymously as they did not have the authority to speak publicly.
Natler, 35, was arrested at the hospital last week. The same sources told CBC News police that the hospital had responded to a whistleblower’s call that day.
He appeared in distant court on Friday.
Alan Brass, Natler’s lawyer, says his client maintains his innocence.
On Thursday, just before Nadler’s arrest, there was a major outbreak of COVID-19 at the hospital, the second in a week, with 16 patients and five staff tested positive and five deaths.
The death toll differs from the number of COVID-19 deaths reported by the United States districts of Prescott Russell, a region within the Eastern Ontario Health Division – which reported one death in January and two in February.
The College of Physicians and Surgery is also investigating Natler Suspended his license.
Nadler began working at the hospital in 2020 and was under a prohibited license, meaning that until February 3, 2021 he was under the supervision of another physician for one year, CBC News reports.
Under the terms of the regulation, the supervising physician was expected to report to the college “any concerns regarding Dr. Natler’s knowledge, ability, judgment, or attitude.”
The college added in a statement to the CBC that it would not provide details on licensing control: “There are a number of circumstances in which the college may require a medical supervisor to consider other jurisdictions, including a physician’s education and training, training history, and whether the physician has been in continuous practice or has not been trained for a long period of time. “