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HANDS TO HEAL, HANDS TO KILL; Ingolf Tuerk went from star surgeon to someone prosecutors say has admitted to strangling his estranged wife

May 31, 2020 - The Boston Globe

ABSTRACT

Prosecutors say that Ingolf Tuerk, the former head of urology at St. Elizabeth's Medical Center, has admitted to strangling his estranged wife in the midst of a bitter divorce and dumping her body in a small pond near their home in Dover.

BODY

In 2009, St. Elizabeth's Medical Center featured Dr. Ingolf Tuerk on a Massachusetts Turnpike billboard promoting robotic surgery at the hospital.

When Ingolf Tuerk was a young doctor at Charité Hospital in B...