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05-03-1991

British nurse Beverly Allitt kills her second child patient

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... Read the full Beverly Allitt Crime File