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Abortion doctors facing murder charges could be extradited to Maryland
Abortion doctors facing murder charges could be extradited to Maryland

One of the two abortion doctors indicted in Elkton on murder charges under the state's fetal homicide law may not fight extradition and could soon be brought from New Jersey to Maryland, according to the Cecil County State's Attorney. Dr. Steven Chase Brigham, 55, of Voorhees, N.J., is being held on $3 million bail in Camden County and an arraignment hearing is scheduled there Thursday. He is charged with five counts of first-degree murder and other charges in Maryland. Cecil County's top prosecutor, Edward D.E. Rollins, said Tuesday that he believes the doctor may not contest returning to Maryland based on conversations with the suspect's defense attorney. That lawyer,...

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