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Doctor convicted of murder for patients' drug overdoses gets 30 to life

Doctor convicted of murder for patients' drug overdoses gets 30 to life

A judge on Friday sentenced a Southern California doctor to 30 years to life in prison for the murders of three of her patients who fatally overdosed, ending a landmark case that some medical experts say could reshape how doctors nationwide handle prescriptions.

The sentence came after a Los Angeles jury last year found Dr. Hsiu-Ying "Lisa" Tseng guilty of second-degree murder, believed to be the first time a doctor had been convicted of murder in the United States for overprescribing drugs.

Judge George...

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