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Las Cruces jurors deliver mixed verdict against physician accused of groping patients

KOB.com Web Staff
January 14, 2018 06:01 PM

LAS CRUCES, N.M. – A Doña Ana County jury delivered a mixed verdict against a Las Cruces physician accused of sexually assaulting his patients.

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65-year-old Robert Woody of Chaparral was convicted on one count of criminal sexual contact, but jurors acquitted him of a second count and deadlocked on a third.

According to the Las Cruces Sun-News, prosecutors intend to re-try Woody on the deadlocked charge. He was charged in 2016 after four male patients him of misconduct.

In the aftermath, state regulators suspended his medical license.

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