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Philly ME Not Sure Babies Born Alive at Clinic

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Philadelphia

Dr. Kermit Gosnell

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Philadelphia's chief medical examiner has testified in the murder trial of an abortion provider, saying he can't be sure if any babies were born alive.

Dr. Sam Gulino testified Monday that he examined 47 fetuses recovered from a clinic run by Dr. Kermit Gosnell. Gosnell is charged with killing a patient and seven babies.

Gulino says many of the bodies had been stored in a freezer, complicating his examinations.

Prosecutors say that Gosnell or his untrained staff killed at least seven babies born alive. Gosnell's defense lawyer denies the charge.

Earlier Monday, another city abortion provider testified, drawing stark comparisons between his work and Gosnell's.

Gosnell is also accused of performing illegal, late-term abortions and running a dangerously outdated clinic.

Gulino believes that two fetuses he examined were beyond Pennsylvania's 24-week limit.


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