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Ohio Doctor Accused of Overprescribing Fentanyl Found Not Guilty of Murdering 14 Patients

HeadlineApr 21, 2022

In Ohio, an intensive care unit doctor accused of killing 14 patients has been found not guilty by a jury on all counts. Prosecutors accused Dr. William Husel of murdering 14 patients by giving them excessive doses of the powerful synthetic painkiller fentanyl. Husel’s defense team argued that he was attempting to give comfort to critically ill patients in severe pain. Husel still faces 10 civil lawsuits filed by families of his former patients.

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