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Abortion pill sentencing hearing resumes with expert testimony

Tampa, Florida -- The Lutz doctor's son who slipped his girlfriend the abortion pill was back in court Wednesday for his sentencing hearing.

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Defense attorneys are now arguing that the dosage 29-year-old John Welden gave his girlfriend at the time, Remee Jo Lee, was not high enough to cause a miscarriage. But, the government expert said this morning any level could cause a miscarriage.

Prosecutors say Welden forged a signature in March 2013 on a prescription for Cytotec and relabeled a pill bottle as "amoxicillin" and told his then-girlfriend to take the pills. Cytotec is used to induce labor.

The defense will have their experts Thursday.

We expect Welden back in court then.


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