Saturday, April 19, 2014





Pa. abortion doc's capital murder trial starting


March 18. 2013 2:36AM
Associated Press



Story Tools
PrintPrint | E-MailEMail | SaveSave | Hear Generate QR Code QR
Send to Kindle


(AP) A Philadelphia abortion provider is going on trial in a murder case that could send him to death row.


A trial begins Monday for 72-year-old Dr. Kermit Gosnell, charged with first-degree murder for allegedly killing seven late-term babies born alive. He also is charged with third-degree murder in the 2009 overdose death of a female patient.


Gosnell has pleaded not guilty.


Investigators say Gosnell's clinic went years without inspections by state and local health officials.


The 2011 grand jury report on Gosnell prompted state lawmakers to insist that abortion clinics now meet the same standards as walk-in surgical centers.


But state health officials say few if any clinics in Pennsylvania have closed over the new rules.


Associated Press


Comments
comments powered by Disqus Commenting Guidelines
Poll
Mortgage Minute


Search for New & Used Cars

Make 
Model
 
Used New All
 

Search Times Leader Classifieds to find just the home you want!

Search Times Leader Classifieds to find just what you need!

Search Pet Classifieds
Dogs Cats Other Animals



Social Media/RSS
Times Leader on Twitter
Times Leader on Youtube
Times Leader on Google+
The Times Leader on Tumblr
The Times Leader on Pinterest
Times Leader RSS Feeds