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Assisted Suicide Defense In Visine Murder Case

ABC NEWS – When police officers arrived at 62-year-old Lynn Hernan’s home in Pewaukee, Wisconsin, in 2018, they found her dead, seated in her living room recliner next to a table filled with prescription pills with what appeared to be crushed medication on her chest, according to a police report. The case was initially ruled a drug overdose.

But two years and eight months after Hernan’s death, investigators have announced a stunning new development.

A woman who claimed to be Hernan’s friend and caregiver is now facing charges of killing her by allegedly spiking Hernan’s water bottle with a lethal dose of eye drops and staging the victim’s home to make appear to be accidental or a suicide, according to a criminal complaint filed in Waukesha County Court.

The suspect, Jessy R. Kurczewski, 37, is also accused of defrauding Hernan of nearly $300,000 and allegedly blowing most of that money on gambling at casinos and expensive gifts, including spa treatments for friends and acquaintances, according to the criminal complaint.

“Kurczewski had a motive, the method and the opportunity to intentionally cause the death” of Hernan, the criminal complaint states.

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Kurczewski appeared in court on Monday, where she was read the charges against her. She is charged with first-degree intentional homicide and two counts of felony theft, according to online court records.

She was arrested on Friday and is being held on $1 million bail at the Waukesha County Jail, according to jail records.

Kurczewski was represented at her court hearing by the State Public Defender’s Office. A spokesperson for the office had no immediate comment when reached by ABC News …

On Oct. 3, 2018, Kurczewski called the police to report that she went to Hernan’s home and found her unresponsive and not breathing, according to the complaint.

Kurczewski allegedly told police that she believed Hernan was suicidal because of her debilitating health conditions, the complaint states.

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