Ex-Mercy pharmacy tech indicted for stealing fentanyl, morphine

MGN Online

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- A former pharmacy technician at Mercy Medical Center in Springfield, Mo., was indicted by a federal grand jury Tuesday for stealing fentanyl and morphine from the pharmacy and replacing the drugs with saline solution.

Marc F. Musil, 36, of Springfield, Mo., was charged with two counts of tampering with a consumer product in an indictment returned by a federal grand jury in Springfield.

Today’s indictment alleges that Musil removed fentanyl from syringes on July 12, 2017, and replaced the fentanyl with saline solution. The indictment also alleges that Musil removed morphine from syringes and replaced the morphine with saline solution.

This case is being prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Patrick Carney. It was investigated by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration – Office of Criminal Investigations.