Medford Pharmacy Massacre
Hydrocodone, better known by its brand name Vicodin, is derived from opium poppy like heroin.
In the wake of skyrocketing and violent drug store robberies on Long Island, pharmacists gathered in Suffolk County on Tuesday for specialized security training. Pharmacists shared chilling and harrowing experiences.
The family of one of the victims killed in the Medford pharmacy massacre says they are filing a lawsuit against a number of defendants, including the Suffolk County Police Department and the owner of the pharmacy where the killings took place.
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The robberies come just two months after June’s Medford pharmacy massacre which left four people dead.
The Long Island pharmacy where four people were gunned down during a robbery reopened Monday, a week ahead of schedule.
No murder charges were filed Tuesday against the wife accused in connection with Long Island’s pharmacy murders. Instead, Melinda Brady pleaded not guilty to upgraded robbery charges.
The man charged with killing four people during a drug holdup at a Long Island pharmacy is now represented by Amy Fisher’s former attorney.
A Suffolk County official says the 33-year-old, who is charged with killing four people at a Medford pharmacy in June, has been excused from jury duty.
David Laffer & Melinda Brady Under Suicide Watch As Grand Jury Considers Additional Charges In Medford Killings
Brady is jailed on third-degree robbery charges, but prosecutors may upgrade the charges against her for alleged role in the tragedy.