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German killer nurse gets life for 85 hospital murders

Jun 06, 2019 - 11:54 AM

(UPDATED) Judge Sebastian Buehrmann calls Niels Hoegel's killing spree 'incomprehensible'

SERIAL KILLER. Former nurse Niels Hoegel, accused of killing more than 100 patients in his care, sits in the courtroom during a hearing in his trial, on November 22, 2018 in Oldenburg, northern Germany. Hoegel, 41, has already spent nearly a decade in prison for other patient deaths, and is accused of intentionally administering medical overdoses to victims so he could bring them back to life at the last moment. Mohssen Assanimoghaddam / POOL / AFP

German nurse serial killer on trial over 100 deaths

Oct 30, 2018 - 9:12 PM

Niels Hoegel is accused of intentionally administering medical overdoses to victims so he could bring them back to life at the last moment

GRUESOME. Police officers stand in front of the Weser-Ems-Hallen building where the trial of former nurse Niels Hoegel, who is accused of killing more than 100 patients in his care, starts on October 2018 in Oldenburg, northern Germany. Photo by  Patrik Stollarz/AFP

Germany tries 'serial killer' nurse over worst post-war spree

Oct 28, 2018 - 7:29 PM

Prosecutors say German nurse Niels Hoegel is responsible for the murders of around 100 more people – an unprecedented number in the post-war period

German killer nurse murdered 'at least 90 patients' – police

Aug 28, 2017 - 6:47 PM

Niels Hoegel 40 was jailed in February 2015 for two murders and several attempted murders of intensive care patients