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Filipino nurse convicted of killing 2 UK patients with insulin

/ 09:03 PM May 18, 2015

LONDON — A Filipino nurse has been convicted of using insulin to murder two patients at a British hospital in 2011.

Victorino Chua was convicted Monday by a Manchester Crown Court jury that had been deliberating for 11 days.

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He was cleared of a third murder.

The nurse was found to have injected insulin into saline bags and ampules while working at the Stepping Hill Hospital in Stockport, 200 miles northwest of London.

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Other nurses who were not aware of the tampering then used the bags and ampules, leading to insulin overdoses.

In a letter entered as evidence, the 49-year-old nurse said, “There’s a devil in me.” He wrote that he was “an angel turned into an evil person.” AC

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