Harold Shipman

(redirected from Fred Shipman)
A UK general practitioner who was convicted of killing 15 women largely with lethal injections of heroin. Some believing the number was even higher
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Walter remembers Fred Shipman as a kindly but rather aloof man who liked to operate alone.
He turned up at Preston Crown Court for the trial of "Dr Death" Fred Shipman who was jailed for life for murdering 15 of his patients.
Now Fred Shipman was back behind a GP's desk - and the stage was set for the evil waiting in the wings.
In the story of Fred Shipman - a drab, colourless man given definition only by the scale of his crimes - Primrose emerges both as a rock and a driving force.
Signed Fred Shipman (1c), it ends: "Now Soot is fond of Joey and lets him ride on his back and pull his tail and have a bath in his water.