PORTLAND -- A former doctor has pleaded no contest in Portland to criminally negligent homicide in the 2010 death of an employee on whom she was preparing to perform a tummy tuck, the Oregonian reports.

A Multnomah County Judge said yesterday that Soraya Abbassian will not serve prison time unless she violates her expected three-year probation.

Abbassian was charged with manslaughter in the death of Judith Ann DesMarets.

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