Harold Shipm The Horrific Serial Killers

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Harold Shipman was a doctor from British, one of the utmost horrific serial killers in documented history that was not caught for years. It was proven that he committed 250 murders between 1971 and 1998. 459 people were believed to have died while under his care, it is unclear how many were Shipman's victims, because he usually was the only doctor to conform a death” (Biography.com). A jury found Shipman guilty of 15 killings in January 2000. His sentence included he never be released. After his trial, The Shipman Inquiry began on September 1, 2000, lasting almost two years it was an investigation into all deaths certified by Shipman. His youngest victim was a 41 year old man. It was determined that most of his killings were women. The only British physician who was found guilty of killing his patients was Shipman. Shipman hung himself in his cell at Wakefield Prison on January 13, 2004 (Biography.com, 2015). …show more content…

He killed more than 215 and perhaps as many as 260 of his patients, inserting them with fatal doses of painkillers between 1970 and 1998 when he was arrested. The local mortician detected that all of Dr. Shipman's patients were dying, and revealed they died the same death. He was worried enough to approach Shipman about the deaths, who assured him that he had did nothing wrong. Another medical coworker, Dr. Susan Booth, also establish that the comparison was too much alike, and the local coroner's office was alerted, who then phoned the police (Biography.com,

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