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John Connolly, 52, of Englewood, Fla., apparently wasn’t satisfied with the pain pills prescribed to him by the Sarasota Family Medical Walk-In Clinic, so he went back to complain. He encountered a Physician’s Assistant, who explained the doctor wasn’t available, and the PA couldn’t alter the doctor’s orders. Angered, Connolly allegedly grabbed the stethoscope around the PA’s neck and started choking him with it. A witness had to rescue the medic, and Connolly was charged with aggravated battery with a deadly weapon. (RC/WWSB Sarasota) ...I thought stethoscopes were only declared deadly when they’re kept in the fridge.
Original Publication Date: 31 May 2015
This story is in True’s book collections, in Volume 21.

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