Police in Germany launch homicide probe into doctor who allegedly gave 2 Covid patients lethal injection
German police are investigating a doctor who allegedly killed two critically ill Covid-19 patients, who were being treated in intensive care, with a lethal injection, a spokesperson said on Friday.
The doctor, who has worked at Essen University Hospital as a senior physician since February, was arrested on November 18 on suspicion of intentionally fatally injecting the two men, the public prosecutor’s office in Essen said on Friday.
“There is a suspicion that the doctor deliberately and illegally administered drugs to seriously ill people in their last phase of life, which led to their immediate death,” investigators said in a statement.
The doctor was brought before a judge on November 19, who ordered that he be placed in pre-trial detention.Also on rt.com ‘Merkel must go, democracy must stay!’ Anti-lockdown protesters detained, doused with water cannon at central Berlin rally (VIDEO)
Police said the medic had explained that he had administered the lethal injection to one of the patients to stop them and their family “suffering” further.
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