Dr. Robert Ferrante
Shortly after Dr. Autumn Klein died, investigators knew it was due to cyanide poisoning. The question is, why.
Police are working to extradite University of Pittsburgh researcher Robert Ferrante from West Virginia, where he was arrested.
Dr. Robert Ferrante, a prominent UPMC researcher, was arrested Thursday evening by state police in West Virginia after his car was stopped when police executed a rolling traffic stop.
Detectives searched his house and his laboratory at the University of Pittsburgh, and now after months of speculation, Dr. Robert Ferrante – a University of Pittsburgh professor of neurological surgery – has been charged with poisoning his wife, Dr. Autumn Klein.
More details were released Thursday in the cyanide poisoning death of a local doctor.
There are new details on the cyanide poisoning death of a local doctor.
Late Friday night, Pittsburgh Police and FBI agents searched the home of Dr. Autumn Marie Klein and her husband Dr. Robert Ferrante.
A renowned UPMC doctor was poisoned with cyanide, and now the FBI is helping in the investigation.
Pittsburgh homicide detectives are investigating the death of a local renowned doctor and it appears she was poisoned.