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    Dr. Kostenko arrested for prescribing oxycodone that resulted in death


    BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) — Dr. Michael Kostenko, who used to own and operate Coal Country Clinic in Daniels, was arrested wednesday on 17 counts of knowingly and intentionally distributing oxycodone for non-legitimate medical purposes.

    The doctor is also charged with three counts of distributing oxycodone which resulted in the deaths of three patients – reports the Register-Herald.

    Daughter Christina Kostenko told the newspaper that her father has been wrongfully arrested.