Abortion

Abortion Doc Declines to Testify, Call Witnesses

Murder case heading to jury

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A Philadelphia abortion provider won't testify or call witnesses at his capital murder trial, leaving jurors to weigh five weeks of prosecution evidence.

Dr. Kermit Gosnell, 72, is charged with killing four babies allegedly born alive at a clinic that authorities have described as filthy. He is also charged in the 2009 overdose death of a 41-year-old refugee who died months after coming to the U.S.

The jury is expected to hear closing arguments on Monday.