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Denver doctor under investigation

DENVER - A Denver medical doctor who's been the subject of a 9Wants to Know investigation for two years has closed his office and left town.

Dr. William Deagle is also being investigated by the State Attorney General. His medical license was temporarily suspended by the State Medical Board earlier this year.Dr. Deagle closed his office on Friday and has instructed patients to get their medical records from a medical storage area.He was investigated by the medical board after the death of one patient and the overdoses of two others. His license was suspended under emergency conditions, but was reinstated "with conditions" Those conditions included supervision by another medical doctor.Dr. Deagle's attorney, Joe Scheideler, said the supervision made Dr. Deagle's practice "intolerable".9 Wants to Know first investigated Dr. Deagle after a complaint by a man named Scott Darnell. His mother had died after being treated by Dr. Deagle. No autopsy was performed. But Darnell was upset about the amount of narcotic medication he found at his mother's home including 102 prescriptions during a 9-month period of time.Dr Deagle leaves behind his former medical practice, a continuing investigation by the State Attorney General's Office and an intent to sue the State Medical Board by Dr. Deagle for 22-million dollars. Scheideler says Dr. Deagle is now practicing medicine in his native Nova Scotia.

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