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Trial Of Former Des Moines Doctor Delayed

DES MOINES (AP) -- The manslaughter trial of a former Des Moines doctor accused of improperly prescribing painkillers to patients has been delayed until next year.

The Des Moines Register reports the trial of Dr. Daniel Baldi has been pushed back from Dec. 2 to Feb. 3.

A hearing Tuesday involved Baldi's attorneys requesting that much of the prosecution's evidence not be allowed into the trial. The judge said he would rule on the request later.

Prosecutors say Baldi prescribed large amounts of narcotic painkillers to patients including Paul Gray, founder of the band Slipknot, who died in 2010. He is charged with 10 counts of involuntary manslaughter.

Baldi's lawyers say his patients either took more of their medications than prescribed or took other drugs along with them.

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