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A fifth worker has pleaded guilty in connection to a gruesome West Philadelphia abortion clinic.

Lynda Williams, who worked at the Women’s Medical Society, once located a block north of campus at 3801 Lancaster Ave., pleaded guilty Nov. 9 to two counts of third-degree murder.

One count of murder was for the 2009 death of patient Karnamaya Mongar, who died of a fatal drug overdose from lethal mixes of drugs allegedly administered by Williams. According to a grand jury report, Williams often “improvise[d] her own drug cocktails.”

The other count of murder was for the death of an aborted fetus. “The way Williams dealt with the babies was the way the doctor showed her — she cut their spinal cords with scissors,” the grand Jury report read.

Williams also pleaded guilty for conspiracy to commit murder and to participate in a corrupt organization, as well as illegally administering drugs to clinic patients.

According to the grand jury report, Williams, who faces 200 years in prison, was “not only unlicensed and unqualified, but sloppy and unconcerned as well.”

The clinic, run by Kermit Gosnell for almost four decades, was raided in February 2010. According to the grand jury report, Gosnell and his staff performed illegal, late-term abortions at the clinic.

Gosnell was the only formally trained and licensed worker at the clinic, the Grant Jury report claimed.

Gosnell, who has been charged with eight counts of murder, denies the allegations. He is currently held on $2 million bail and is awaiting trial. His next court appearance will be a pre-trial conference on Nov. 17.

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