Doctor gets 4yrs for teen death
- Published: 31 Jan 2013 at 16.38
- Online news:
The Chiang Mai Supreme Court has sentenced a doctor convicted of medical malpractice resulting in the death of a teenage girl to four years and three months in prison, a report said on Thursday.
The parents of the victim have also filed a civil lawsuit demanding 12 million baht compensation against the doctor. The case will be heard later.
Siriporn Muima, 17, died during a liposuction procedure, or lipectomy, on her upper thigh area by Dr Charlie Karnjanarak in December 2003. The doctor used date-expired medication which caused the woman to go into shock.
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