18-year-old Malachi Love-Robinson (Palm Beach County Sheriff and Facebook Photos)
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A Florida teen accused of pretending to be a doctor has been offered a plea deal calling for three years in prison followed by five years of probation.
News outlets report prosecutor Mike Rachel offered 18-year-old Malachi Love-Robinson the deal Wednesday.
Love-Robinson was arrested in February after deputies say he was practicing medicine without a license.
Neither he nor his attorney Andrew Stine said Wednesday whether they would accept or reject the deal concerning several charges Love-Robinson faces, including practicing medicine without a license, fraud and grand theft.
Love-Robinson has denied the charges, saying he never said he was a medical doctor. He claims to have a doctorate from the Universal Life Church, which sells them online for $29.95.
If he declines the deal, Love-Robinson would face trial in July.