20 Jan '11, 3am

A US doctor was accused of using scissors to cut off heads of newborn babies at his 'house of horrors' abortion clinic

Gosnell (left), 69, was arrested and charged with eight counts of murder altogether in the alleged killings of seven babies and the death of a woman from an overdose of painkillers. --PHOTO: AP PHILADELPHIA - A DOCTOR whose abortion clinic was described as a filthy, foul-smelling 'house of horrors' that was overlooked by regulators for years was charged on Wednesday with murder, accused of delivering seven babies alive and then using scissors to kill them. In a nearly 300-page grand jury report filled with ghastly, stomach-turning detail, prosecutors said Pennsylvania regulators ignored complaints of barbaric conditions at Dr Kermit Gosnell's clinic, which catered to poor, immigrant and minority women in the city's impoverished West Philadelphia section. Prosecutors called the gruesome case a 'complete regulatory collapse.' 'Pennsylvania is not a Third World country,' the ...

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