Saturday, August 30, 2014
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Charged by the Grand Jury

The medical clinic owned by Kermit Gosnell had been growing increasingly reckless, the grand jury said.
The medical clinic owned by Kermit Gosnell had been growing increasingly reckless, the grand jury said. ALEJANDRO A. ALVAREZ / Staff Photographer
The medical clinic owned by Kermit Gosnell had been growing increasingly reckless, the grand jury said. Gallery: Charged by the Grand Jury

Kermit Gosnell, 69, is charged with third-degree murder in the death of Karnamaya Mongar, 41. Gosnell is also facing seven murder charges in the deaths of infants who were allegedly killed after being born viable and alive during the sixth, seventh, and eighth months of pregnancies.

Lynda Williams, 42, of Wilmington. Third-degree murder in the death of the patient and murder in the death of live infant.

Sherry West, 51, of Newark, Del. Third-degree murder in the death of the patient, performing illegal abortions, conspiracy, racketeering, tampering with records, hindering prosecution, obstructing administration of law, and other related offenses.

Adrienne Moton, 33, of Upper Darby. Murder in the death of a live infant, conspiracy, and racketeering.

Steven Massof, 48, of Pittsburgh. Murder in the deaths of two viable babies born alive, conspiracy, theft by deception, racketeering, and other related charges.

Elizabeth Hampton, 51, of the 5000 block of Arch Street, Philadelphia. Gosnell's sister-in-law, she is charged with obstruction, hindering prosecution, and perjury.

Eileen O'Neill, 54, of Phoenixville. A medical-school graduate who worked as a doctor at the clinic without a license or certification, she is charged with theft by deception, conspiracy, racketeering, and perjury.

Tina Baldwin, of South 63d Street, Philadelphia. An unlicensed worker, she is charged with racketeering, conspiracy, and corruption of a minor for allegedly allowing her 15-year-old daughter to administer anesthesia to patients.

Pearl Gosnell, 49, of Philadelphia. Gosnell's wife, she is charged with performing an abortion at 24 or more weeks, conspiracy, and other related offenses.

Madlline Joe, 53, of the 800 block of Atwood Road, Philadelphia. The office manager, she is charged with conspiracy.

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