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Wednesday, July 9, 2014

license denied

A former Ligonier podiatrist's request to reinstate his physician's license has been refused two years since his release from prison, where he served a 10-year sentence for killing his wife.
Pennsylvania's State Board of Podiatry determined Karl Long, formerly of Ligonier, failed to show an “absence of moral turpitude,” according to a decision released last month.
Long, 55, was convicted of third-degree murder for the October 1999 suffocation of his wife, Elaine. Prosecutors said Long held a plastic dry cleaning bag over her face during a fight at the family's home in Ligonier Borough.

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