Kermit Gosnell

In NYC, rare abortion death leads to rarer prosecution

A New York doctor who once billed himself as a "world renowned expert" in gynecological cosmetic surgery is facing a manslaughter charge after a patient died following an abortion, an uncommon death that has spurred an even more rare prosecution.

Prosecutors say Dr. Robert Rho punctured his 30-year-old patient's uterus and cut an artery, then didn't do enough to keep her from bleeding to death.

The case is one of few criminal cases over a woman's abortion-related death, and it has put a spotlight on Rho after he had a brush with headlines over an employee's sexual harassment claim five years ago.

Rho is free on $400,000 bond after pleading not guilty...