“We wish him to get the sentence that he deserves,” stated Frank Brinkers, whose father died in an overdose allegedly administered by Hoegel. “When this trial is over we need to put this entire factor behind us and discover closure.”
Prosecutors within the northern German metropolis of Oldenburg say an investigation and toxicology studies confirmed that he injected 35 folks at one clinic, in Oldenburg, and 62 at one other in close by Delmenhorst, with medication that might kill them.
Ten years in the past, a German nurse was convicted of killing 28 aged sufferers. He stated he gave them deadly injections as a result of he felt sorry for them. He was sentenced to life in jail.
In Britain, Dr Harold Shipman was believed to have killed as many as 250 folks, most of them aged and middle-aged girls who have been his sufferers. Often known as Dr Dying, Shipman was sentenced to 15 life phrases in 2000; he died jail in 2004, apparently a suicide.