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British nurse Beverly Allitt kills her second child patient

A stock photo showing a nurse checking a fob watch


This ‘Angel of Death’ had only killed a fortnight before. However, in her understaffed and overworked hospital, no one had had the time to investigate some of anomalies over the death of seven month old Liam Taylor.

After an epileptic fit, 11-year-old Timothy Hardwick was admitted on this day in 1991. Allitt was left alone with him and when the resuscitation team were called, he had no pulse.

Tragically, Timothy would not be her last victim...