Filipino nurse in UK charged with murder

Rappler.com

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After the poisoning of 3 patients with contaminated medical products Filipino nurse Victorino Chua was rearrested on Friday, March 28. Eight patients died in 2011 and Chua was charged with murdering 3 of them – 44-year-old Tracey Arden, 71-year-old Arnold Lancaster, and 83-year-old Derek Weaver. Chua was held on suspicion that he was responsible for contaminating their saline drops with insulin. He was released on bail. The police continued with inquiries and investigations until Assistant Chief Constable Steve Heywood said, “We are now at a point where we have charged Victorino Chua with a number of very serious offenses.”
 
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