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Killer Abortion Doc Gets 30 More Years

Kermit Gosnell convicted in pill mill case
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Dec 17, 2013 12:22 PM CST
Killer Abortion Doc Gets 30 More Years
In this undated photo provided by the Philadelphia District Attorney's office, Dr. Kermit Gosnell is shown.   (AP Photo/Philadelphia Police Department via Philadelphia District Attorney's Office, File)

(Newser) – Kermit Gosnell, already sentenced to life in prison without parole for murdering babies who were still alive at his Philadelphia abortion clinic, was sentenced to 30 more years in prison yesterday, CNN reports. The 72-year-old ran a "pill mill" out of the same abortion clinic, and pleaded guilty to writing fraudulent prescriptions for customers who didn't need the narcotics. Some 600,000 of the pills dispensed contained Oxycodone. Eight other clinic workers have also pleaded guilty to various crimes including murder. (Read more Kermit Gosnell stories.)

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