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Quebec doctor charged with murder at Ontario hospital has case adjourned again

A doctor at an eastern Ontario hospital is facing a first-degree murder charge. OPP say they are investigating multiple suspicious deaths at Hawkesbury's hospital. Hawkesbury and District General Hospital/Facebook

An eastern Ontario doctor facing a first-degree murder charge had his case adjourned for two weeks after a short court appearance Tuesday.

Dr. Brian Nadler is accused of killing Albert Poidinger, 89, who lived in Pointe-Claire, Que., at the Hawkesbury and District General Hospital.

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Ontario Provincial Police say they were called to the hospital on March 25, after which Poidinger was declared dead and Nadler was arrested.

Police have said they are investigating Nadler in connection with several other deaths at the hospital.

The prosecution says they continue to provide disclosure to Nadler’s defence team.

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Nadler’s lawyer says his client maintains his innocence.

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The doctor is next scheduled to appear in court on June 15.

Read more: Ontario doctor charged with murder has case adjourned to June

 

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