Both Stern and Dr. Sandeep Kapoor were released from a Los Angeles County jail after each posted a $20,000 bond. Dr. Khristine Eroshevich may faces similar charges. Allegedly, Stern and the doctors used fake names so that Smith could be anonymously prescribed "thousands of pills," according to California Attorney General Jerry Brown.
Anna Nicole Smith, at the age of 39, died from an accidental overdose on February 8, 2007. We knew then, that someone would likely take the blame. That someone is apparently Stern and the above named physicians.
At the time of Smith's death, several prescription medications in Smith's and Stern's names -- were found in her hotel room. Both prescription and over-the-counter drugs were found in Smith's system. Human growth hormone and chloral hydrate, a sleep medication, were also sound in Smith's blood. Each defendant was charged with eight felonies and could face up to 3 years in jail for each count. Kapoor and Eroshevich were each charged with obtaining a prescription for opiates by "fraud, deceit or misrepresentation." Felony criminal complaint