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Florida Doctor Faces Charges Of Murder, Trafficking And Illegal Sales Of Prescription Drugs

A Palm Beach doctor has been indicted on charges of first-degree murder, prescription drug trafficking and illegal sales of anxiety drugs and painkillers. The investigation centered around three patients that died from an overdose. The charges come after eight months of looking into the practice of West Palm Beach doctor Sergio Rodriguez.

According to an AP story, investigators allege that Rodriguez, who prescribed pain killers and anxiety medication to adult patients out of his pediatric clinic in 2008, is responsible for three deaths. The illegal prescription drugs are believed to be what caused the the
deaths. He is currently in a Palm Beach County jail.

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