June 6, 2018

Milford doctor guilty of overprescribing opioids, leading to a woman’s death

SCRANTON - After five weeks of testimony in Scranton federal court, Dr. Fuhai Li, 53, of Milford was convicted of drug delivery causing death, and several other crimes.

Li was accused of providing thousands of opioid pain relief pills to man patients.  One of the patients, a Honesdale woman, died from an overdose. 

He faces a mandatory 20-year prison sentence for the death.  Among the other crimes he was found guilty of are tax evasion and money laundering. 

Li was originally charged, in July 2016, in a 24-count indictment.

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