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Wednesday, April 26, 2006

FL: "Pumping Party" Conviction Reversed

A Florida man convicted of felony murder based on injecting store-bought silicone into people who wanted cut rate, amateur plastic surgery was convicted of murder when one "patient" died.  The Florida District Court of Appeals reversed the conviction, holding that a doctor's testimony that the silicone inections led to death was insufficient.  Story here, opinion here.

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