Murder charges in meningitis outbreak that killed 19 in Michigan

December 17, 2014 5:44 PM

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BOSTON – A co-owner of a Massachusetts pharmacy and the head pharmacist have been charged in a federal indictment with 25 counts of second-degree murder in the 2012 fungal meningitis outbreak that killed 64 people nationwide, including 19 in Michigan.

Barry Cadden, a co-founder of the New England Compounding Center, and Glenn Adam Chin, a pharmacist who was in charge of the sterile room, were hit with the most serious charges, accused in a federal racketeering indictment of causing the deaths of patients in seven states by "acting in wanton and w...

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