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Abortion trial for Kingston doctor slated for next year

Published:Wednesday | September 12, 2012

Chad Bryan, Gleaner Writer



Prominent Kingston-based gynaecologist, Dr Lloyd Goldson, is to go on trial on February 21 next year in an abortion case .




Goldson is accused of performing an illegal abortion on a young girl.



Her mother is also before the court on the charge of procuring an abortion, cruelty to child and failing to make a report to the Children’s Registry.



In court today, Goldson and the woman were granted an extension of their $150,000 bail until the trial date.



It’s alleged that Goldson performed an abortion on a 12-year-old said to be four months pregnant.



The police were called in after the child developed complications and had to be admitted to hospital.



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