September 10, 2009
(CBS) A source has told CBS News that the defense team for a former football coach charged in the death of one of his players is planning to claim the amphetamine medication Adderall, prescribed for the player’s attention deficit disorder, could be to blame for his death.
Lawyers for Coach Jason Stinson, CBS News confirmed, plan to use the expert testimony of a former Kentucky medical examiner who will say Adderall is the likely cause of death.
Stinson, former coach of a Pleasure Ridge Park, Ky., school, is on trial for reckless homicide and wanton endangerment in the death of Max Gilpin. Gilpin, a 15-year-old player, collapsed during football practice while running in 94-degree heat last August. He died three days later of complications from heatstroke.
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