• Kyodo


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.

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