Daily Reporter, June 10, 2011
COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohio has placed a prison doctor on paid administrative leave during an investigation into the suicide of an inmate under the doctor’s care.
Department of Rehabilitation and Correction spokesman Carlo LoParo said Friday the action taken with Dr. Myron Shank is standard during such investigations.
The state is looking into the June 2 suicide of Gregory Stamper, convicted of a double homicide in 1995, who hanged himself at Allen Correctional Institution in Lima in northwestern Ohio.
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