NYP: Harvard-trained doc accused of killing pregnant mistress's baby

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NYP: Harvard-trained doc accused of killing pregnant mistress's baby

A married Harvard-trained cardiologist killed his Brooklyn mistress’s baby in a jealous rage after she got pregnant by another man, authorities say.

Dr Vignendra Ariyarajah (Foto: NYP)

Dr. Vignendra Ariyarajah, who is set to appear in Brooklyn court Tuesday, is accused of enlisting a female cohort and another person to trap lover Paul Marie Raymond in a Ditmas Park home.

The pair then starved her, feeding her water only through a syringe, and induced the 7-1/2-months-pregnant woman early with fentanyl and possibly PCP to kill the child — all while Ariyarajah and his wife were on vacation skiing in Montana, according to court documents and law enforcement sources.

The alleged plot worked.

The baby boy was born alive Christmas Eve 2016 but died hours later of an infection caused by the prolonged labor that Raymond suffered for four days, as well as a lack of medical intervention, court records said, citing an autopsy report.

Meanwhile, EMTs found the 30-year-old Raymond with chemical burns to her face, ligature marks to her arms and leg and torn-off fingernails, officials said.

“This is a very disturbing case,’’ said a source close to the investigation.Kompletan tekst pročitajte OVDJE.