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An Ontario doctor has been charged with killing four patients. His lawyer says COVID killed them

"All four patients died of COVID-19... I am confident that if the facts were fully presented, he would be proven." A statement from Nadler's attorney said.

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Dr. Brian Nadler.
Dr. Brian Nadler. Photo by Brian Nadler/LinkedIn/File

An eastern Ontario doctor accused of murdering a patient last year was indicted on three more counts of first-degree murder.

Ontario Police say new indictments against Dr. Bryan Nadler are linked to the deaths of 80-year-old Claire His Briere, 79-year-old Lorraine Lalande, and 93-year-old said. Judith Lunggrescu.

Police declined to provide details, including when and where the three died, citing an ongoing investigation.

Nadler, 35, was initially charged with first-degree murder in the March 2021 death of his 89-year-old Albert Poidinger at Hawkesbury and District General Hospital. rice field.

Police said at the time they were investigating a doctor in connection with several other deaths at the hospital.

Nadler was released on bail last July and was released on Wednesday. Arrested on new charges.

Nadler's attorney said Wednesday afternoon he was released on the same terms as before, including remaining in Canada, living at an approved address and notifying police of a change of address. .

You are also prohibited from communicating with Hawkesbury Hospital healthcare workers, patients, or relatives of patients.

Attorneys Brian Greenspan, David Humphrey, and Naomi Leutz issued an emailed statement saying they would provide a strong defense to the allegations.

“All four patients died of COVID-19 and Dr. Nadler provided excellent palliative care.

The case is scheduled to return to court on September 7.

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