A 27-year-old nurse was sentenced to life imprisonment in Munich southern germany, for the murder of two patients and for trying to kill six other patients.
The health professional mainly worked in the emergency rooms of Munich hospitals where patients were transferred after operations.
He was found guilty of injecting a drug cocktail without a prescription to many patients.
Two of them, aged 80 and 87, died After being in a coma for several days due to the injection. According to the court, He was also found guilty of six murder charges.
A nursing assistant informed the hospital management When suddenly the health of the patients started deteriorating. Blood tests revealed that he had been injected with an overdose of a drug that was not prescribed.
The nurse would do this to calm down and be able to check her cell phone. In addition, he was often drunk during working hours or became ill after drinking heavily the day before.
“Since I was drunk, I had only one option: to silence them,” That person explained during the hearing, the weekly Der Spiegel reported.
In recent years, have been Similar case in Germany. In 2019, Niels Högel, a former nurse who suffers from narcissistic personality disorder, According to psychiatrists, he was sentenced to life imprisonment for a At least 85 patients killed In Lower Saxony, in the northwest.