Ohio doctor accused of overprescribing fentanyl to the dying found not guilty of murder

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William Husel was accused of overprescribing fentanyl to dying patients in the intensive care unit from 2015 to 2018.

(CNN)The Ohio doctor accused of overprescribing fentanyl to his critically ill patients and hastening their deaths was found not guilty of 14 counts of murder on Wednesday.

William Husel and his attorney embraced at the defense table after the 14th and final not guilty verdict was read in court. He was subsequently discharged from the courtroom.

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