In the city of Essen (Germany), a resonant case at a university hospital is being investigated. Police reportswho arrested a 44-year-old senior physician and accused him of killing two patients. It is assumed that the murders were committed on November 13 and 17 – the doctor deliberately injected the patients with a lethal dose of the medicine, after which the patients died.
The victims were not officially identified, but German journalists found out that the patients in question are men of 47 and 50 years old. Both of them were ill with COVID-19 and were in critical condition. The senior physician personally dealt with seriously ill patients, the men lay in the ward under the constant supervision of a physician.
The doctor is now in custody. At the hearing, the defendant admitted only one episode with the introduction of a lethal dose of the drug. In his defense, the doctor said that he wanted to end the patient’s suffering and relieve his relatives from the suffering.
Recall that Germany is in the top 10 in Europe for coronavirus infection. Until the end of November, it was decided to introduce enhanced quarantine in the country.