Summary: British notorious serial killer known as "Dr. Death" who as a family doctor in the town of Hyde near Manchester, England was found to have murdered at least 215 patients from 1975 to 1988 mainly elderly women whom he injected with large amounts of diamorphine, and whose motives for the killings were never clear (it is believed that early on it was only terminally ill patients and then later patients he found annoying or uncooperative).
Cause of Death: Suicide by hanging
Born: January 14, 1946
Died: January 13, 2004
Location: West Yorkshire, England