Slipknot Bassist Paul Gray's Doctor Charged with Manslaughter in Eight Deaths, Band Issue Statement

Dr. Daniel Baldi has been officially charged with involuntary manslaughter in the deaths of eight people, including Slipknot bassist Paul Gray.

Baldi, who is also facing suspension of his medical license due to administrative charges from the Iowa Board of Medicine, is accused of prescribing irresponsibly high doses of prescription painkillers to his patients. Gray died of an accidental overdose in June 2010.

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Josh Hart

Josh Hart is a former web producer and staff writer for Guitar World and Guitar Aficionado magazines (2010–2012). He has since pursued writing fiction under various pseudonyms while exploring the technical underpinnings of journalism, now serving as a senior software engineer for The Seattle Times.