News

Doctor in Slipknot bassist case acquitted

Doctor in Slipknot bassist case acquitted

SLIPKNOT:Slipknot lead singer Corey Taylor, left, reacts with band member Shawn Crahan after speaking about the death of bassist Paul Gray during a news conference, Tuesday, May 25, 2010, in Des Moines, Iowa. Photo: Associated Press/Charlie Neibergall

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The doctor accused of contributing to the death of Slipknot bassist Paul Gray has been acquitted of involuntary manslaughter.

The Des Moines Register reports a jury found prosecutors failed to prove Dr. Daniel Baldi was reckless in prescribing medications to patients who were clearly addicted.

Gray’s wife, Brenna, testified Baldi prescribed Xanax to her husband when Gray had a history of problems with that drug.

Baldi’s lawyer said none of the patients had high levels of the drugs Baldi had prescribed in their systems.

Recent News

in Entertainment, Viral Videos

WATCH: Ice Cube teaches Elmo a new word

Fresh
11-overlay2

There was a time when parents would have freaked out to hear their kids were learning words from Ice Cube.

in Trending, Viral Videos

TODAY’S MUST SEE: Daniel Radcliffe ‘raps’ the alphabet

Fresh
17-overlay3

The "Harry Potter" star performs the tongue-twisting "Alphabet Aerobics" and it's hilarious.

in Music

Tony Iommi composes new track for ‘CSI’

Fresh
tonyiommi

The Black Sabbath star has written a new song for one of his favorite TV shows.

in Entertainment

Mary-Kate Olsen is a married woman

Fresh
marykateolsen

The former "Full House" star has reportedly married her longtime boyfriend.

in Music

Slipknot tops Billboard album chart, Taylor Swift eyes record debut

Fresh
slipknot

Heavy metal rockers Slipknot took the lead on the weekly chart, a week ahead of Taylor Swift's projected year's biggest album opening.