Judge denies Gosnell’s preliminary hearing request

    The Common Pleas Court today denied Kermit Gosnell’s request for a preliminary hearing. The West Philadelphia doctor appeared in court today, as he faces eight counts of murder.

     

    The Daily News reports Gosnell requested and was denied a preliminary hearing, and his case will proceed directly to the discovery phase.

    Despite claims of being too financially distressed and in need of a public defender, Gosnell is now represented by a private attorney

    Carolyn Beeler will have the full report for WHYY later.

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