A medical experienced and operator of a Wauwatosa ache clinic whose cost-free-wheeling, large-quantity prescriptions set a lot more than 2 million pills into the community all through the peak of the opioid epidemic has been sentenced to 20 decades in prison.

Lisa Hofschulz, 61, was convicted by a federal court docket jury in August of conspiracy to deliver drugs without having genuine clinical intent, and of doing so to 14 patients, one particular of whom died of an overdose.

The death triggered a obligatory minimal 20-yr sentence prosecutors experienced sought a complete of 32 years in prison and federal sentencing guidelines known as for a lifetime expression. The authorities also seeks a forfeiture of $2.2 million, Hofschulz’s revenues from two several years at the clinic.

Her husband, Robert Hofschulz, 74, was convicted of conspiracy and delivery to 4 people, and sentenced to a few many years in prison. He managed Clinical Pain Consultants on Mayfair Street, exactly where hundreds of sufferers paid out $200 cash every single thirty day period for prescriptions.