Former pharmacy technician indicted in hospital drug theft

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Updated: Jul. 11, 2018 at 6:55 AM CDT
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SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) - Federal prosecutors say a former pharmacy technician at a Springfield hospital stole morphine and the powerful synthetic opioid fentanyl and then replaced the drugs with saline solution.

The U.S. attorney's office says 36-year-old Marc Musil was indicted Tuesday on two counts of tampering with a consumer product. The indictment alleges that Musil was working for Mercy Medical Center in Springfield last summer when he removed the fentanyl and morphine from syringes.

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