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Nine Charges Dropped Against Gosnell, Five Charges Remain

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Aleteia - published on 04/23/13

The charges dropped include 3 charges of murder, 1 of infanticide, and 5 of abuse of a corpse

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Nine charges have been dropped against Dr Kermit Gosnell, who has been accused of murdering women and children at his abortion clinic. The charges dropped include 3 counts of murder, 1 of infanticide, and 5 of abuse of a corpse. Gosnell is still charged with 5 counts of murder. Life Site News reports:
PHILADELPHIA – A federal judge has dropped nine charges – including three murder charges and one count of infanticide – against Philadelphia abortionist Kermit Gosnell, as his trial resumed this morning.
Local media report the judge has determined Gosnell will not face three counts of murder, one count of infanticide, and five counts of abuse of a corpse. The latter charges related to Gosnell's keeping the severed feet of aborted babies in jars in his clinic.
Gosnell still faces the remaining five charges of murder.

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