Coverage of the trial of Philadelphia abortion doctor Kermit Gosnell

Gosnell Jurors Review Testimony of Clinic Worker

Today is the seventh day of deliberations

Thursday, May 9, 2013  |  Updated 11:13 AM EDT
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The jury in the Gosnell abortion clinic case re-listened to testimony on Wednesday but still walked away without a decision. NBC10's Daralene Jones reports.

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The jury in the Gosnell abortion clinic case re-listened to testimony on Wednesday but still walked away without a decision. NBC10's Daralene Jones reports.

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Jurors weighing murder charges against a Philadelphia abortion provider have been reviewing testimony from a key former clinic employee.
 
Dr. Kermit Gosnell is facing five counts of murder in the deaths of a patient and four babies allegedly born alive at his street-corner clinic in West Philadelphia.

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  The jury has asked to rehear the lengthy trial testimony of his former medical assistant Lynda Williams. She has pleaded guilty to two counts of third-degree murder in the deaths of the patient and one baby.
 
She has testified that she "snipped" the baby with scissors and helped sedate the 41-year-old patient, who died of an overdose.
 
The jury was in its seventh day of deliberations Wednesday. 
 
Gosnell's lawyer argues that no babies were born alive during the abortions.

 


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