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Doctor convicted in German porn star death

A 56-year-old anesthesiologist, center enters a Hamburg courtroom Tuesday Feb. 5, 2013. The anesthesiologist has been convicted of involuntary manslaughter in the death of a German porn star after a breast-enlargement operation. The dpa news agency reported Tuesday that the Hamburg hospital doctor, identified only by the initials M.F. to protect her identity according to German law, was given a 15-month suspended sentence. She was found guilty by the Hamburg state court of not ensuring that 23-year-old Carolin Wosnitza, who went by the stage name "Sexy Cora" had enough oxygen during the 2011 cosmetic surgery. (AP Photo/dpa, Angelika Warmuth/A 56-year-old anesthesiologist, center enters a Hamburg courtroom Tuesday Feb. 5, 2013. The anesthesiologist has been convicted of involuntary manslaughter in the death of a German porn star after a breast-enlargement operation. The dpa news agency reported Tuesday that the Hamburg hospital doctor, identified only by the initials M.F. to protect her identity according to German law, was given a 15-month suspended sentence. She was found guilty by the Hamburg state court of not ensuring that 23-year-old Carolin Wosnitza, who went by the stage name "Sexy Cora" had enough oxygen during the 2011 cosmetic surgery. (AP Photo/dpa, Angelika Warmuth/

BERLIN (AP) — A 56-year-old anesthesiologist has been convicted of involuntary manslaughter in the death of a German porn star who had a heart attack during a breast-enlargement operation.

The dpa news agency reported Tuesday that the Hamburg hospital doctor, identified only by the initials M.F. to protect her identity according to German law, was given a 15-month suspended sentence.

FILE - In this photo dated Jan. 7, 2010 and publicly provided by German TV channel RTLII, German pornographic actress «Sexy Cora» alias Carolin Wosnitza, is pictured in Cologne, Germany. A 56-year-old anesthesiologist has been convicted of involuntary manslaughter in the death of a German porn star after a breast-enlargement operation. The dpa news agency reported Tuesday Feb. 5, 2013 that the Hamburg hospital doctor, identified only by the initials M.F. to protect her identity according to German law, was given a 15-month suspended sentence. The anesthesiologist was found guilty by the Hamburg state court of not ensuring that 23-year-old Carolin Wosnitza, who went by the stage name "Sexy Cora" had enough oxygen during the 2011 cosmetic surgery. (AP Photodpa/ RTLII/,Stefan Menne,File) MANDATORY CREDITFILE - In this photo dated Jan. 7, 2010 and publicly provided by German TV channel RTLII, German pornographic actress «Sexy Cora» alias Carolin Wosnitza, is pictured in Cologne, Germany. A 56-year-old anesthesiologist has been convicted of involuntary manslaughter in the death of a German porn star after a breast-enlargement operation. The dpa news agency reported Tuesday Feb. 5, 2013 that the Hamburg hospital doctor, identified only by the initials M.F. to protect her identity according to German law, was given a 15-month suspended sentence. The anesthesiologist was found guilty by the Hamburg state court of not ensuring that 23-year-old Carolin Wosnitza, who went by the stage name "Sexy Cora" had enough oxygen during the 2011 cosmetic surgery. (AP Photodpa/ RTLII/,Stefan Menne,File) MANDATORY CREDIT

The anesthesiologist was found guilty by the Hamburg state court of not ensuring that 23-year-old Carolin Wosnitza, who went by the stage name "Sexy Cora" had enough oxygen during the 2011 cosmetic surgery. The actress, who also appeared on the Big Brother Germany reality television show, died several days after the botched procedure.

During the trial, the anesthesiologist told the court she took responsibility for Wosnitza's death.