Pa. suspends medical license for Georges Bensimhon, doctor accused in attack on son-in-law

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Published: Oct 17 2013 05:02:56 PM EDT   Updated On: Oct 17 2013 06:19:26 PM EDT
HARRISBURG, Pa. -

A Lehigh County doctor accused of brutally attacking his son-in-law won't be practicing medicine anytime soon.

The Pennsylvania Department of State has suspended Georges Bensimhon's medical license.

Bensimhon, of South Whitehall Township, drove to a suburb of Cleveland last month and attacked his son-in-law with a crow bar, police said.

Investigators also said they found spinal needles in his backpack.

Bensihmon has been charged with attempted homicide, and he's currently under house arrest.