Sweden won't prosecute Italian stem cell scientist
STOCKHOLM (AP) — Swedish prosecutors have abandoned an investigation against a disgraced Italian stem cell scientist suspected of involuntary manslaughter in connection with three patients who died after windpipe transplants.
Prosecutor Jennie Nordin said it can't be proven that Dr. Paolo Macchiarini would be guilty of either causing another's death or causing bodily harm, so he is no longer a suspect.
"We have been unable to prove that any crimes have been committed," Nordin told a news conference Thursday.
"We are satisfied that the probe has been discontinued,"... read more
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