US woman freed after court overturns 20 year sentence for causing death of her unborn baby

BMJ 2016; 354 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.i4861
Author: Owen Dyer
“A US woman, Purvi Patel, sentenced last year to 20 years in prison for using abortion drugs procured on the internet to end her pregnancy, has been freed after a court sentenced her to time already served on a lesser charge of neglect of a dependant.”
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