was able to obtain several positions at various veterans hospitals, in spite of the fact that he had served five years in prison for poisoning co-workers.
, ultimately convicted of murder after pleading guilty to killing three American patients with lethal injections of potassium, is suspected of causing the deaths of 60 other people, many of them in Zimbabwe and Zambia during the 1980s and 1990s.
By dissecting dozens of failed investigations into the exploits of serial poison-killing physician Michael Swango
, Pulitzer Prize-winning author James B.
No one has asked who let Michael Swango
graduate from medical school in the first place.
Stewart has written a terrifying book about one doctor, Michael Swango
, who appears to have gotten away with as many as 35 murders of his patients at hospitals where he was employed after having been convicted of arsenic poisoning.
"Through a web of lies and deception, Michael Swango
inveigled his way into the confidence of hospital administrators across the country and world," Loretta E.
(45) is accused of giving fatal injections to three old soldiers at the unit for service veterans.
The claims against Michael Swango
have similarities to the Harold Shipman case.