German nurse who killed 85 patients gets life in prison

Niels Hoegel, accused of murdering 100 patients at the clinics in Delmenhorst and Oldenburg, attends his trial in Oldenburg, Germany June 6, 2019. REUTERS/Hauke-Christian Dittrich

BERLIN (Reuters) – A former nurse was jailed for life on Thursday for murdering 85 of his patients – the worst killing spree in Germany’s post-war history. Niels Hoegel injected people with lethal drugs and then played the hero by appearing to struggle to revive them, the district court in Oldenburg heard. “Your crimes are […]

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