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Doctor sentenced to 10 years for multi-million dollar 'pill mill'

Dr. Ritchea's practice in Phenix City, AL. (Source: WTVM) Dr. Ritchea's practice in Phenix City, AL. (Source: WTVM)

(WTVM) - A LaGrange doctor has been sentenced for his role in operating a multi-million dollar pill mill through his medical practice and money laundering.

Dr. Robert Ritchea,51, was sentenced to serve 10 years in prison.

Court documents say he operated a family medical practice in Phenix City.

The documents say he wrote prescriptions for drugs patients didn't actually need.

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