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Elwood Doctor On Suspension For Writing Illegal Prescriptions

Last updated on Friday, May 28, 2010

(ELWOOD, IN)- An Elwood doctor has agreed to a 90-day suspension of his medical license following after his arrest on charges of writing illegal prescriptions.

56-year-old Dr. Gregory Spangler appeared before the Indiana Medical Licensing Board Thursday.

Authorities say Spangler was having a personal relationship with a chronically-ill woman and gave her 84 prescriptions for painkillers, using the names of her relatives.

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