Former Mount Carmel doctor charged with murder released from jail after posting bond

Former Mount Carmel doctor charged with murder released from jail after posting bond
Husel released from Franklin County Jail
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COLUMBUS, Ohio -- A former Mount Carmel doctor who was charged with murder in connection with 25 patient overdose deaths has been released from jail after posting bond.

Dr. William Husel was indicted on Wednesday and made his first court appearance later in the day.

COMPLETE COVERAGE: Mount Carmel patient deaths investigation

Husel pleaded not guilty to all counts and his bond was set at $1 million.

To date, 35 patients have been identified as having received excessive doses of pain medication – 29 of the patients, the hospital says, received potentially lethal doses of pain medications.

The murder charges were brought only in cases that involved fentanyl doses of at least 500 micrograms.

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