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Former Gosnell workers sentenced in baby deaths

Two former employees of a Philadelphia abortion doctor serving life in prison for killing babies who were born alive have been sentenced for their roles in the case.

 

Phlebotomist Lynda Williams, 45, was sentenced Thursday to 5 to 10 years in prison on two counts of third-degree murder.

 

Receptionist Tina Baldwin, 48, was sentenced to 30 months of probation for her guilty plea to sustaining a corrupt organization and other offenses.

Both women testified against Dr. Kermit Gosnell, who was convicted last year in in the killing of babies born alive and viable during illegal late-term abortions and in the overdose death of a patient.

Investigators have described his filthy, rundown clinic as a “house of horrors.”

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