Beverley Allitt


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Beverley Allitt

An English serial killer (1968- ) who murdered four children whilst working as a paediatric nurse in the Grantham and Kesteven Hospital, Lincolnshire (UK). Her MO was overdosing the children with either potassium chloride to evoke cardiac arrest, or insulin to induce hypoglycaemia coma. She was given a life sentence, which she is serving at Rampton Secure Hospital.
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Sir David oversaw many trials in his career such as the 1993 case of serial killer Beverley Allitt, the nurse who murdered four children in her care and attempted to murder three others.
Rampton is one of UK's most secure psychiatric institutions based in Nottinghamshire - once home to childkiller Ian Huntley, 'Angel of Death' Beverley Allitt, and "Britain's most violent prisoner" Charles Bronson.
Young nurse Beverley Allitt was just 22 years old when she attacked 13 children on the hospital ward where she worked, killing four.
A MAN whose daughter was targeted by Beverley Allitt has told of their ongoing torment as the killer nurse battles suspected sepsis in hospital.
In 2006, she played Beverley Allitt in a BBC1 docudrama called Beverley Allitt: Angel of Death In 2008, Brooks returned to EastEnders for a guest stint.
At the end of last year, the families were notified that Crone could be transferred from Rampton, which has housed the likes of serial killer Beverley Allitt. They were told they would be permitted to write, objecting to the plans.
He worked as their Midlands reporter for 16 years, covering among many other stories the abduction of Birmingham estate agent Stephanie Slater, the arrest and trial of Lincolnshire nurse Beverley Allitt, who murdered four young children in her care, the Fred West murders and the trial of Rose West at Winchester Crown Court, and the Hungerford, and Dunblane shootings.
(Five, 8pm) provides a fascinating and often harrowing insight into the psychological profile of nurse Beverley Allitt, who is currently serving 13 concurrent life sentences for murdering four children, attempting to murder three others, and injuring a further six infants.
The Clothier Report on Beverley Allitt (Clothier 1994) highlighted short staffing issues and the lack of specialist care.
A report into a nurse who was charged with murdering three patients has concluded she was "not a Beverley Allitt" and suggested a "combination of individual and systems failure" were to blame.
It was there, he claims, he met and had a relationship with killer nurse Beverley Allitt.
Past and present patients include Soham murderer, Ian Huntley, former nurse Beverley Allitt, who attacked 13 children and killed four, Ian Ball, who tried to kidnap Princess Anne from her car near Buckingham Palace in 1974, and David Bradley who shot and killed four members of his family in Benwell, Newcastle, last year.