This Day in History: 1999-10-05

– In 1999, a chilling revelation came to light: Dr. Harold Shipman, a seemingly trustworthy medical professional, was suspected of causing the deaths of nearly 300 patients. On this day, Shipman stood trial, but not for the vast number he’s believed to have harmed. Instead, he faced accusations for a mere 15 murders. Shipman had a sinister method to his madness; he often recommended cremation to the victims’ families, effectively destroying the very evidence of his wrongdoings. However, every criminal leaves a trail. His lack of tech savviness became his downfall as authorities identified suspicious patterns in his patient records, uncovering the monstrous truth behind Britain’s most prolific serial killer. 💊🖥️🚫

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