Doctor Accused of Murder in 25 Patient Overdose Deaths

June 5, 2019

(ABC News) – A critical care doctor was arrested and charged with murder Wednesday in the deaths of 25 hospital patients authorities say were deliberately given overdoses of painkillers. The charges against Dr. William Husel, 43, form one of the biggest murder cases ever brought against a health care professional in the U.S. He pleaded not guilty to 25 counts of murder, and a judge set bail at $1 million.

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