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Finnish Nurse convicted of murdering five patients

Aino Nykopp-Koski (60), a nurse, has been convicted of murdering five of her patients and attempting to murder another five patients. Nykopp-Koski was sentenced yesterday in Helsinki to life in prison. The media reported that: Nykopp-Koski, 60, killed the patients, aged between 70 and 91, with drugs they had not been prescribed, including sedatives and opiates. The murders took place at various hospitals, care homes and patients’ homes between 2004 and 2009, the court heard. Media reported that the court had not been able to determine any motive for the crimes. The Finnish media stated: Between 2004 and 2009, Aino Nykopp medically poisoned elderly […]