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A university hospital doctor was indicted but not detained Friday by the Tokyo District Public Prosecutor’s Office on a charge of professional negligence resulting in the death of a 4-year-old boy in 1999.

Hideki Nemoto, 34, a doctor at Kyorin University Hospital in Tokyo, is suspected of misdiagnosing the boy’s condition, thereby resulting in the child’s death, the prosecutors said.

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