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Man to be sentenced for infecting patients with Hepatitis C

10:20 PM, Sep 7, 2012   |    comments
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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- A former radiology technician will be sentenced Monday, for infecting Mayo Clinic patients with Hepatitis C.

Steven Buemel pleaded guilty in May.

At least 3 people got the disease from Buemel, after he injected drugs into himself and then passed the syringes on to patients.

Two patients died and hospital officials say Hepatitis C played a part in at least one of those deaths.

He faces get life in prison.

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