John Bodkin Adams


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John Bodkin Adams

An Irish-born British GP (1899–1983) and suspected serial killer. More than 160 of his patients—132 of whom left him money or items in their will—died under suspicious circumstances.
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talk Dial Medicine for Murder This fascinating show, a hit at Edinburgh Festival, has two doctors examining why two infamous medics, Harold Shipman and John Bodkin Adams, became serial killers.
99) IN the sedate Sussex coastal town of Eastbourne in the 1950s, where a quarter of the population was retired, the support provided by Dr John Bodkin Adams sparked rumours for more than 20 years.
Police had discovered their death certificates were among 163 suspicious documents signed by local doctor and suspected serial killer John Bodkin Adams.
TONIGHT'S programme examines the case of Eastbourne doctor John Bodkin Adams, who was accused of persuading wealthy patients to include him in their wills, then murdering them.
John Bodkin Adams, an avaricious Northern Ireland medico who was in practice in Eastbourne in the 1950s.
The scandal, which bears a chilling resemblance to the Shipman case, happened almost half a century ago and involved a doctor called John Bodkin Adams.
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Performed by two doctors, it features the stories of two notorious British GPs - Harold Shipman and John Bodkin Adams.
ONE of the most notorious unsolved murder cases of the 50s centred on Dr John Bodkin Adams.