Pharmacist Says 8 Years Enough For Lab Outbreak Scandal

By Brian Dowling (June 3, 2021, 1:22 PM EDT) -- The lead pharmacist for the defunct Massachusetts lab at the center of a deadly meningitis outbreak said Wednesday that a First Circuit ruling shouldn't allow prosecutors to seek to more than double his current eight-year prison term.

Glenn A. Chin's effort to avoid a heftier prison sentence follows the appeals court's ruling in July 2020 that U.S. District Judge Richard G. Stearns could have tacked on enhancements related to the "risk of death" to jack up the guideline range for the former pharmacist of the now-defunct New England Compounding Center.

In court papers filed ahead of his July 7 re-sentencing, Chin said...

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