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Case of eastern Ontario doctor charged with murder adjourned to January

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 murder charge has had his case adjourned until January.

Dr. Brian Nadler is accused of killing 89-year-old Albert Poidinger at the Hawkesbury and District General Hospital earlier this year.

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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 and charged with first-degree murder.

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

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Nadler’s lawyer has said his client, who received bail in early July, maintains his innocence.

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Nadler is scheduled for a judicial pre-trial on Jan. 4, 2022 and is expected back in court the following day.

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