13 May 2013
A Philadelphia doctor has been convicted of the first-degree murders of
three babies delivered and killed with scissors in late-term abortions.
Dr Kermit Gosnell, 72, was acquitted on another charge of killing a
fourth baby, who let out a whimper before he cut its neck, prosecutors
He was also found guilty of involuntary manslaughter of an adult patient
who died of an overdose.
The case was seized on by both sides in the US debate over
Prosecutors are seeking the death penalty for Gosnell. (...)