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Doc: I Goofed on Lockerbie Bomber Diagnosis

I couldn't say for sure when he would die, says expert

(Newser) - A medical expert cited in the compassionate release of the Lockerbie bomber said he would have been "more vague" had he realized his opinion about bomber Abdelbaset Ali al-Megrahi's prostate cancer would be treated as fact. Megrahi, convicted of the bombing of Pan Am Flight 103 that killed 270... More »

Lockerbie Bomber Could Live 10 More Years

Embarrassed doctor calls prognosis 'unusual'

(Newser) - The Libyan man convicted of 270 counts of murder for the 1988 Lockerbie bombing and freed by Scotland in 2009 because he was dying of prostate cancer could live for 10 more years, the doctor whose opinion helped free him now says. Abdelbasat Ali al-Megrahi, the only person convicted in... More »

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