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Doctor indicted in '07 death of abortion patient

Prosecutors allege he delayed resuscitating her

Eileen Smith struggled in Hyannis as she recalled memories of her adopted daughter, Laura Hope Smith, 22. At the time of her death, Laura Hope Smith was working in retail management. Eileen Smith struggled in Hyannis as she recalled memories of her adopted daughter, Laura Hope Smith, 22. At the time of her death, Laura Hope Smith was working in retail management. (Paul Blackmore/ Cape Cod Times/ File 2007)
By David Abel
Globe Staff / July 17, 2008

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A Harvard-affiliated obstetrician has been indicted on a manslaughter charge after an abortion he performed last year on Cape Cod ended in the death of a 22-year-old woman, prosecutors said yesterday. (Full article: 861 words)

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