"I"ve killed him": Crying nurse"s confession after ignoring "nil by mouth" sign and feeding tablet to patient who choked…

'I've killed him': Crying nurse's confession after ignoring 'nil by mouth' sign and feeding tablet to patient who choked to deathKirsten May gave Norman Betchley pill despite 'nil by mouth' sign over bed Betchley, 81, was in hospital with breathing issues being fed through tubes She realised mistake and ran to a laundry cupboard crying: 'It's my fault' | UPDATED: 15:03 GMT, 14 December 2012 Frail: Agency nurse Kirsten May gave Norman Betchley (pictured) the tablet even though an A5 sign above his head stated 'nil by mouth' A nurse ran through a hospital ward crying 'I've killed him' after feeding a frail patient a pill moments before he choked and died, an inquest heard today. Agency nurse Kirsten May gave Norman Betchley the tablet even though an A5 sign above his head stated 'nil by mouth', Chelmsford Coroners Court heard