URGENT: A Philadelphia doctor was found guilty Monday of murdering three babies born alive in an abortion clinic, Fox News confirms. He was acquitted in the fourth baby’s death, and found guilty of involuntary manslaughter in the overdose death of an adult patient.
Dr. Kermit Gosnell, 72, was convicted of first-degree murder and could face execution in the deaths of three babies who authorities say were delivered alive and then killed with scissors at his grimy clinic, in a case that became a flashpoint in the nation’s debate over abortion.
Gosnell appeared hopeful before the verdict and calm afterward; jurors and lawyers on both sides were more emotional.
Jack McMahon, Gosnell’s attorney, described the doctor as “disappointed” and “upset” over the verdict but said the defense team respected the jury’s ruling.
“They obviously took their job seriously,” McMahon said of the jury. “The verdict should be respected based…
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