Doctor charged with manslaughter of Slipknot bassist Paul Gray Slipknot Tickets

Daniel Baldi has also been charged with the manslaughter of seven other people

Photo: Next Previous

Photo Gallery: Slipknot

The doctor of Slipknot bass player Paul Gray has been charged with the manslaughter of him and seven other people.

Gray died of an accidental overdose in June 2010 and his doctor, Dr Daniel Baldi, is now set to face charges of involuntary manslaughter for allegedly prescribing high amounts of painkillers to people who later died.

It has been revealed that health authorities in Iowa recently closed down Baldi's clinic and have offered no explanation as to the reason why.

It is also confirmed that Baldi is facing administrative charges from the Iowa Board of Medicine, which could lead to suspension of his medical licence.

If Baldi is convicted of all the charges, he could face up to 16 years in jail. His lawyer Guy Cook, has called the charges "unprecedented", telling the Des Moines Register: "It is unprecedented to turn unfortunate deaths or medical results into a crime against a doctor."

Both Gray's widow Brenna and Slipknot percussionist Shawn Crahan are listed on the preliminary complaint filed in district court as among nine people interviewed in the investigation.

Slipknot are set to issue a statement later today (September 6) about the case.

Read More On This Artist

Video: Slipknot's Corey Taylor On The Death Of Paul Gray

Slipknot Tickets
Date/Time Venue Seetickets Viagogo


NOT AVAILABLE

Buy Slipknot Tickets

from £69


Buy Slipknot Tickets

from £39

Buy Slipknot Tickets


NOT AVAILABLE

Buy Slipknot Tickets

from £62


Buy Slipknot Tickets

from £39

Buy Slipknot Tickets


NOT AVAILABLE

Buy Slipknot Tickets

from £61


Buy Slipknot Tickets

from £39

Buy Slipknot Tickets


NOT AVAILABLE

Buy Slipknot Tickets

from £51


Buy Slipknot Tickets

from £39

Buy Slipknot Tickets


NOT AVAILABLE

Buy Slipknot Tickets

from £69


Buy Slipknot Tickets

from £39

Buy Slipknot Tickets


NOT AVAILABLE

Buy Slipknot Tickets

from £69


NOT AVAILABLE

Buy Slipknot Tickets

from £74


Buy Slipknot Tickets

from £39

Buy Slipknot Tickets

from £69


NOT AVAILABLE

Buy Slipknot Tickets

from £58


Buy Slipknot Tickets

from £39

Buy Slipknot Tickets

back to top

More News
Ant & Dec to host Brit Awards for first time in 14 years in 2015
Lil Wayne says his new album is delayed because he's been 'skating too much'
Young Fathers: 'Mercury Prize victory will not change anything'
Pink Floyd's Dave Gilmour to release solo album in 2015
Brian Eno shares previously unreleased track 'Prague' - listen
Sun Kil Moon's Mark Kozelek releases second War On Drugs diss track 'Adam Granofsky...
PJ Harvey streams cover of Nick Cave's 'Red Right Hand' - listen
Hip-hop group Young Fathers win Mercury Prize
Die Antwoord announce UK tour for 2015
Kitty, Daisy & Lewis announce new album produced by The Clash's Mick Jones
Bon Iver's Justin Vernon to host his own festival
The Dead Weather stream new song 'Buzzkill(er)' - listen
FKA Twigs reveals video for 'Video Girl' ahead of Mercury Prize ceremony
Rock band Huxtable win competition to support Biffy Clyro at Relentless Live gig
Joan Jett, Carrie Brownstein and Alexis Krauss appear in women's rights campaign video
Midweek Chart Update: Taylor Swift set for Number One spot in Official Album Chart
Nas shocked to learn of enslaved ancestors during US TV show 'Finding Your Roots'
Royal Blood and FKA Twigs see significant sales boost following Mercury Prize nominations
Julian Casablancas says his 'iron-fisted' creative control of Strokes led to problems
Calvin Harris collaborates with Haim on new song 'Pray To God' – listen
'Drive' director says working on Radio 1's re-scored version of the movie was...
O2 Priority Tickets available for Deep Purple, Dynamo, Placebo, Tony Bennett & Lady Gaga

More News

Comments

Please login to add your comment.

Date/Time Venue Town/City Seetickets Viagogo
16 Jan 2015 Motorpoint Arena Sheffield Sheffield

Tickets not currently available.

Buy Slipknot Tickets
from £69

16 Jan 2015 Motorpoint Arena Sheffield

Buy Slipknot Tickets
from £39

Buy Slipknot Tickets

18 Jan 2015 Hydro Glasgow

Tickets not currently available.

Buy Slipknot Tickets
from £62

More Tickets

Latest Tickets - Booking Now
 
Know Your NME
 

 
NME Store & Framed Prints
Inside NME.COM