Foreign News: Guilty on 14 Charges

Acquitted last April on charges of fatally drugging an eccentric lady patient who had willed him a Rolls-Royce and a chest of silverware, Dr. John Bodkin Adams last week pleaded guilty to 14 lesser charges. Among them: attempting to conceal two bottles of morphine; obstructing an officer seeking to enforce the Dangerous Drugs Act; forging other doctors' names to National Health Service prescriptions; falsely stating on three cremation certificates that he had no pecuniary interest in the patients' deaths. Total fines: £2,400 ($6,720). Dr. Adams, 58, wrote out a check for it all, and returned to his 18-room house and his...

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