Tainted Steroid Shots

Local/Regional News
12:28 pm
Wed October 31, 2012

Autopsy: Judge's Death Linked To Shots

LOUISVILLE, Ky.  -- A forensic pathologist says an autopsy shows a Kentucky judge's death was linked to tainted steroid shots at a Tennessee clinic.  George Nichols II performed the autopsy of Eddie Lovelace's body at the request of the judge's family.

Nichols said Wednesday the seemingly routine shots Lovelace received for neck and back pain contained a fungus. Nichols said the fungus caused a blood vessel infection, which in turn caused a stroke and Lovelace's eventual death.

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