Charges against the 91-year-old former Lake Alice nurse have been dropped over health concerns

Jimmy Ellingham/Stuff John (Dempsey) Corkran, pictured in Whanganui District Court in late 2021, is dying of cancer. (Stock photo) A former Lake Alice nurse accused of mistreating the children in his care 49 years ago would not face trial due to his impaired physical and mental health. John Richard James (Dempsey) Corkran, 91, was due … Read more