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German Nurse Who Killed Patients Indicted in Almost 100 More Killings

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The nurse claimed he killed patients by giving them a lethal dose of medication.

The German nurse who had been killing his patients has been charged with 97 more conuts of murder related to the deaths at 2 hospitals in the cities of Oldenburg and Delmenhorst, dpa news agency reported.

Niels Hoegel is currently serving a life sentence for two murders, while authorities said back in November that he may have killed a total of over 100 patients in the course of several years.

The announcement came after investigators completed examinations of patients who died, while Hoegel served as a nurse.

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German Nurse Suspected of Murdering Over 80 Patients - Reports
The convict himself claimed that he had killed over 80 patients in the intensive care units of hospitals in the cities of Delmenhorst and Oldenburg by giving them a lethal dose of medication. Hoegel confessed that he would bring patients to the brink of death before attempting to revive them in order to look like a savior in front of his colleagues.

In February 2015, Hoegel was sentenced to life in prison on charges of killing two patients.

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