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Doctors charged with homicide for mercy killings during Hurricane Katrina

A doctor working at Memorial Hospital in New Orleans on the day the levis broke during Hurricane Katrina is being charged with homicide in the death of four patients believed to be victims of “mercy killings.”

Autopsies performed on the four elderly patients reveal they died from a lethal cocktail, a mix of morphine and a central-nervous-system depressant, Versed. None of the four patients were receiving these drugs as part of their course of treatment.

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