California doctor convicted of murder charges in overdose of patients

October 30, 2015 10:29 PM

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A Rowland Heights doctor was convicted of second-degree murder Friday in connection with the overdose deaths of three patients, capping a landmark case that was closely watched by medical professionals across the country.

Dr. Hsiu-Ying “Lisa” Tseng, the first doctor charged with murder in California for prescribing drugs to patients who fatally overdosed, was accused of ignoring “red flags” about her prescribing habits, including the overdose of a patient in her clinic and nine phone calls in less than three years fr...

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