Kentucky Physician Charged with Prescribing Pain Meds that Resulted in the Death of Five of His Patients
JAN 21 (LOUISVILLE, Ky.)
A Kentucky physician was charged today by a federal grand jury with prescribing pain medications that resulted in the deaths of five patients. He was also charged with health care fraud and unlawful distribution or dispensing of controlled substances. The charges were jointly announced by Acting U.S. Attorney John E. Kuhn Jr., and Joseph P. Reagan, Special Agent in Charge of the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration’s (DEA) Detroit Field Division, which covers Michigan, Ohio and Kentucky.
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