Criminal Justice

Mo. Lawyer Charged in Dad's Murder Accused of Using Forged Health Care POA to Deny Him Treatment

A Missouri lawyer charged with first-degree murder and forgery concerning the 2010 slaying of her father in his vacation home pleaded not guilty at her arraignment Monday in the Boone County case.

Court documents say the forgery charge against Susan Elizabeth Van Note relates to a durable power of attorney for health care for the father allegedly used by the daughter “to deny him life sustaining medical treatment,” Lake News Online reports.

Van Note owns a law firm in the Kansas City area.

Earlier coverage: “Mo. Attorney Is Charged with 1st-Degree Murder After 2010 Slayings of Her Father and His Girlfriend”

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