• Kyodo

  • SHARE

Two doctors were indicted Tuesday without arrest on a charge of negligence resulting in the death of a 2-year-old boy at a Tokyo hospital in 2014 due to excessive use of a sedative.

The anesthesiologists who worked at Tokyo Women’s Medical University Hospital — Toru Kotani and Satoshi Fukuda — were charged with administering an excessive dose of the sedative propofol after the boy, Kosuke, underwent neck surgery on Feb. 18, 2014.

Unable to view this article?

This could be due to a conflict with your ad-blocking or security software.

Please add japantimes.co.jp and piano.io to your list of allowed sites.

If this does not resolve the issue or you are unable to add the domains to your allowlist, please see out this support page.

We humbly apologize for the inconvenience.

In a time of both misinformation and too much information, quality journalism is more crucial than ever.
By subscribing, you can help us get the story right.

SUBSCRIBE NOW

PHOTO GALLERY (CLICK TO ENLARGE)