Crime Library: Criminal Minds and Methods

Angels of Death: The male nurses

Charles Cullen, 43-years-old and a male nurse, is among those healthcare professionals who apparently decided over the years that certain patients should die. Read about him and other cases of male ‘angels of death.’

Today in Crime History: Nurse Beverley Allitt kills first child

Attentive pediatric nurse Allitt murdered four and maimed another nine babies in her care before she was stopped. Sentenced to life 13 times, but diagnosed with the controversial Munchausen by Proxy syndrome, Allitt was placed in a cushy mental institution for treatment, rather than a prison for punishment.

Today in Crime History: Angel of Death Donald Harvey is Indicted

On September 7, 1987, former nurse’s aide Donald Harvey was indicted in Kentucky, where he confessed to committing 12 murders while employed at Marymount Hospital. Harvey would ultimately claim to have killed over 100 patients.

Today in Crime History: ‘Last Call Killer’ Richard Rogers is Arrested and Charged

On May 27, 2001, Richard Rogers was arrested and charged with the murder and dismemberment of two victims found in New Jersey. The “Last Call Killer” has also been suspected in other murders.

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