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Doctors Accused in Pill Deaths Go on Trial

Spilled pills on table
South Florida Sun-Sentinel
The Florida Channel
Leon County Judge John Cooper on June 30, 2022, in a screen grab from The Florida Channel.

Two South Florida doctors, accused of prescribing narcotics that killed nine patients, are scheduled to go to trial this week, the South Florida Sun-Sentinel reports.  Lawyers for the two, Cynthia Cadet of Parkland and Key  Largo’s Joseph Castronuovo, say they did nothing wrong. 

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