LOS ANGELES (AP) - Los Angeles police say a psychiatrist
surrendered today to face charges of excessively prescribing drugs
to Anna Nicole Smith before the Texan's 2007 overdose death.
A police spokeswoman says Khristine Eroshevich turned herself in
at the Van Nuys station. She didn't immediately post the $20,000
Eroshevich is charged with conspiring with another doctor and
Smith's lawyer-turned-boyfriend Howard K. Stern.
California Attorney General Jerry Brown alleges the doctors
falsified prescriptions and prescribed unwarranted amounts of
highly addictive medications to the former Playboy Playmate.
Eroshevich's attorney says she was only protecting Smith's
Smith, who was born in Houston, died in February 2007 of an
accidental prescription drug overdose while in Florida.