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Free Colin Norris: Can Science Save An Innocent Man?

DID Colin Norris murder four women?

Back in 2002, Glasgow-born nurse Norris poisoned five elderly female patients by injecting them with insulin at Leeds General Infirmary and St James’s Hospital. One survived. The victims were 79, 80, 86 and 88 years old. The survivor was 90. In 2008, after four-days of juror deliberations, Norris was found guilty by majority 11-1. He was jailed for life.

Newcastle Crown Court Judge Mr Justice Griffith told him:

“You are, I have absolutely no doubt, a thoroughly evil and dangerous man. You are an arrogant and manipulative man with a real dislike of elderly patients. The most telling evidence was that observation of one of your patients, Bridget Tarpey, who said ‘he did not like us old women’.”

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Posted: 4th, October 2011 | In: Reviews | Comments (10)