The 47-year-old doctor began to be investigated in 2017 after seven poisonings. Subsequently, additional cases have been added to the investigation, and now he stands accused of having poisoned a total of 24 patients between 4 and 80 years, writes The Guardian.
Police suspect he injected patients with potassium chloride or anesthetics in connection with the rutinoperationer at two clinics in Besançon in eastern France, so that they suffered cardiac arrest.
Among other things, a four year-old boy suffered cardiac arrest twice during a halsmandelsoperation in February 2016.
to all the accusations, but according to the prosecutor, he appears to be the common denominator between the cases. He must often have been in the immediate vicinity of the patients, been involved in setting an initial diagnosis and managed the resuscitation.the Prosecutor Etienne Manteaux. Photo: Sebastien Bozin/AFP
"the Allegations consist of a series of things that match," said the prosecutor Etienne Manteaux, who argue that the doctor was very quick to make a diagnosis of overdose of anesthetic.
the Number of incidents have increased in the periods when the doctor was in conflict with their colleagues.
says that they are challenging everyone to show up some evidence and that this ”is nothing more than a hypothesis”.
Lawyer Frederic Berna representing patients and their families say there is clear evidence of poisoning in seven cases.
" you Can understand that all those people, including children, came to the hospital to be cared for? Some never came out, others were living with, in some cases, serious consequences.
with the nurse Niels Högel in Germany who admitted that he killed one hundred patients and may be the country's worst serial killer in twin.