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Local pediatrician dies awaiting sentencing

Local pediatrician dies awaiting sentencing

By Molly Waldron. CREATED Dec 17, 2012

Las Vegas, NV (KTNV) -- A local pediatrician convicted of fraud has died.

The Clark County Coroner said Dr. Ralph Conti of Henderson passed away Sunday, but the exact cause of his death is under investigation.

Conti was convicted of mail fraud, wire fraud and conspiracy charges connected to a million-dollar stem cell scheme.

He was awaiting sentencing on that conviction.