Crime

Family describes deadly toll of doctor accused of running pill mill

Brittany Hogan died of a heroin overdose. Her family says she started taking opiates after she was prescribed prescription drugs.
Brittany Hogan died of a heroin overdose. Her family says she started taking opiates after she was prescribed prescription drugs. Courtesy

A longtime McKinney family doctor, trusted for three decades by many families with their health, stands accused of using his prescription pad as a license to deal drugs.

The Drug Enforcement Administration has linked Dr. Randall Wade to the deaths of at least six patients, according to court records obtained by News 8.

The DEA and federal prosecutors say Wade was running a pill mill and prescribed massive amounts of powerful painkillers to patients who didn’t need them. Read the rest of the story at wfaa.com.

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