Retired doctor competent to stand trial


Taylorville – A retired Taylorville doctor was rued competent to stand trail on federal charges.


Prosecutors say Vernon Klinefelter defrauded the government out of more than 100 thousand dollars in social security disability benefits from 2004 to 2008. Klinefelter and his wife are scheduled to go on trial in July.


Trial will be in Springfield's U.S. District Court, on wire fraud charges.

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