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Dead Wrestler Doc Strikes Again

11/6/2007 3:40 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF

An alleged dope-dealing Atlanta doc is back in the hot seat after being linked to another pro-wrestler who recently died.

The signature of Dr. Phil Astin appears on 32 of the final 36 prescriptions filled by deceased grappler Michael Durham, who performed under the stage name "Johnny Grunge" until his death at age 40 in February 2006.

Durham's final autopsy cited toxic levels of Soma and hydrocodone as contributing factors, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution is reporting.

Astin, already indicted on federal charges of overprescribing to two other patients, also treated the late Chris Benoit, who murdered his family and then took his own life in late June -- an apparent case of "roid rage."


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what ?    

first?

2506 days ago
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what ?    

who cares..

2506 days ago
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Boycot all Jesses Business    

Great news. I so glad the are finally getting Anna and Daniels murdering dr as well.

2506 days ago
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bethany    

the AMA and the licensing boards know these people are drug dealers with degrees.

But they do nothing.

2506 days ago
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blackberry_curve@yahoo.com    

Nail his worthless hyde to the wall!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!111 Yeah, baby. Chris Benoit was a twisted monster. I'm glad he's dead, but *why* did you have to steal 2 innocent souls w/ you??!!

2506 days ago
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great reporting,    

I wish they would stop saying that Benoit killed his family as an apparent act of roid rage.
It still hasn't been proven, and most signs point to dementia cause by years of head injuries. I loathe infotainment sites, but I hate inaccurate reporting after the fact even more.

2506 days ago
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OCD    



Revoke his medical license and burn it.

Even if they do, there'll be another doc right there dispensing the same thing. WWF fans seem to want huge hunks of beef and the only way to get that is through.....drugs.

Go figure.

2506 days ago
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celebrity.web.net    

ew, looks like the guy from the saw movies

2506 days ago
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Internet Website Designs    

what a loser

2506 days ago

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