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Doctors paid by church give defense

Title: Doctors paid by church give defense
Date: Tuesday, 7 March 2000
Publisher: St. Petersburg Times (Florida)
Author: Thomas C. Tobin
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A former member of O.J. Simpson's "dream team" defense says Lisa McPherson's death was accidental. CLEARWATER — As prosecutors consider whether to proceed with criminal charges in the death of Scientologist Lisa McPherson, the Church of Scientology on Monday presented two nationally known pathologists who said they have scientific evidence that the 1995 death was accidental. Drs. Michael M. Baden and Cyril H. Wecht also suggested their work is so conclusive the case should be dropped. Their primary conclusion: McPherson, 36, ... [Read the rest at]