Medford Pharmacy Killer Got 12,000 Pain Pills From Dozens of Docs Over Years

David Laffer pleaded guilty to first-degree murder and was sentenced this month to consecutive sentences of life in prison without parole.

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    David Laffer was sentenced to consecutive life terms with no chance of parole.

    State records show a Long Island couple who pleaded guilty after a deadly pharmacy holdup filled prescriptions for almost 12,000 pain pills from dozens of doctors over four years.     

    David Laffer and his wife, Melinda Brady, got one-third of that total -- 4,251 pills -- in the first six months of this year, reports Newsday.     

    Four people were killed during the Father's Day robbery at Haven Drugs in Medford.     

    Laffer was sentenced this month to consecutive sentences of life in prison without parole. He pleaded guilty to first-degree murder.     

    Pharmacy Shooter's Wife: Sorry for What He Did

    [NY] Pharmacy Shooter's Wife: Sorry for What He Did
    Melinda Brady said she was sorry for what her husband David Laffer did. He is accused of killing four people at a pharmacy in Medford on Long Island. (Published Thursday, Jun 30, 2011)

    Brady admitted driving the getaway car. She pleaded guilty to robbery charges. The judge gave her 25 years in prison.