For Immediate Release - July 16, 2008

Barnstable County Grand Jury returned an indictment for Manslaughter against Dr. Rapin Osathanondh

District Attorney Michael O'Keefe announced today that the Barnstable County Grand Jury returned an indictment for Manslaughter against Dr. Rapin Osathanondh in the death of Laura Hope Smith on September 13, 2007, at the Women's Health Center, 68 Camp Street, Hyannis, MA. The charges are the result of an investigation by the Barnstable Police Department, State Police Detectives assigned to the District Attorney's office and the Board of Registration in Medicine.

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