Scott Blankenburg to enter plea

Drs. Scott and Mark Blankenburg
Drs. Scott and Mark Blankenburg

Posted by Trina Edwards - email

HAMILTON, OH (FOX19) - A Butler County pediatrician is expected to enter a plea when he goes to court on Thursday.

Dr. Scott Blankenburg faces several sex and drug charges stemming from accusations that he sexually abused patients, and then paid them to keep quiet with drugs and money.

A spokesperson with the Butler County Prosecutor's Office says details of the plea cannot be released at this time, but Blankenburg is expected to enter the plea on Thursday at 1 p.m.

Blankenburg's twin brother, Mark, has already been convicted of similar charges and was sentenced last week to 21-27 years in prison. He is appealing that sentence.

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