A former nurse accused of abusing infants in a Madison hospital neo-natal intensive care unit has agreed to plead guilty, according to a recent court filing.
Christopher M. Kaphaem, 43, a former nurse at Meriter, faces 19 felonies related to child abuse.
In a letter filed in the case today, Kaphaem’s attorney, Jonas Bednarek, notified the court of the plea.
“I write to inform the court that Mr. Kaphaem is prepared to accept responsibility and enter pleas of guilty to the charges contained in the information. He is prepared to enter the guilty plea at the next scheduled court appearance or at any hearing set by the court…..” Bednarek wrote.