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Florida drops charges against Scientology in 1995 death

Title: Florida drops charges against Scientology in 1995 death
Date: Tuesday, 13 June 2000
Publisher: New York Times
Author: Douglas Frantz
Main source: nytimes.com

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Criminal charges against the Church of Scientology in the death of a church member who was under the organization's care were dropped yesterday because Florida prosecutors said they could no longer prove the accusations. Bernie McCabe, the state attorney for Pasco and Pinellas Counties, said in a document filed in state court in Clearwater that his office was dismissing the charges because the medical examiner had determined earlier this year that the death of the church member, Lisa McPherson, was accidental. ... [Read the rest at nytimes.com]