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Anna Nicole Smith's psychiatrist surrenders in LA

LOS ANGELES -- Los Angeles police say psychiatrist KhristineEroshevich has surrendered to face charges of excessivelyprescribing drugs to Anna Nicole Smith before the former model'soverdose death in 2007.

Police spokeswoman Rosario Herrera says Eroshevich turnedherself in around 11 a.m. Monday at the Van Nuys station.

She didn't immediately post the $20,000 bail.

Eroshevich is charged with conspiring with another doctor andSmith's lawyer-turned-boyfriend Howard K. Stern.

Attorney General Jerry Brown alleges the doctors falsifiedprescriptions and prescribed unwarranted amounts of highlyaddictive medications to Smith. Eroshevich's attorney says she wasonly protecting Smith's privacy.


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