Wednesday, January 19, 2011

Philadelphia abortionist charged with 8 murders

Abortionist Kermit Gosnell, along with his wife and a number of his employees have been charged with killing a female patient and 7 children who survived abortions. Gosnell allegedly killed 7 "viable and alive" infants using scissors to sever their spinal cords.
A West Philadelphia abortion doctor has been charged with the death of a female patient and the murder of seven babies whose spinal cords were severed with scissors after they were born alive, says District Attorney Seth Williams.

Dr. Kermit B. Gosnell, 69, is being charged with third degree murder for the death of 41-year-old Karnamaya Mongar who allegedly overdosed on anesthetics prescribed by Gosnell.

The abortion doctor also faces murder charges for the deaths of seven babies who were killed with scissors after being born "viable and alive" during the sixth, seventh and eighth month of pregnancy, according to a press release from the District Attorney's office Wednesday.