LOS ANGELES (CBS) — A Los Angeles County coroner’s report concludes an Encino cosmetic surgeon did not know what he was doing when a patient of his died undergoing a 14-hour liposuction procedure.
KNX 1070’s investigative reporter Charles Feldman reports.READ MORE: Strike Averted: IATSE And AMPTP Have 'Basic Contract' Agreement, Per Officials With The Theatrical Stage Employees Union
The report says Dr. Ehab Mohamed apparently was not aware of the properties of sedative drugs and how to administer them — accidentally killing a 61-year-old woman with a lethal combination of three medications.READ MORE: Taylor's Blunder, Other Missed Chances Put LA In NLCS Hole
According to the report, “gross medical negligence” was involved in the death of Sharon Carpenter, who paid $100,000 thinking she was getting the best her money could buy.
Robert Stone, the lawyer representing her family, will be at a hearing on Monday when Dr. Mohamed goes before a judge.MORE NEWS: Karen Bass Officially Kicks Off Her Run For Mayor Of Los Angeles At Saturday Event
Dr. Mohamed insists his patient died because of a heart condition, but the coroner’s report concludes otherwise.
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