The court in Oldenburg announced the verdict in the trial against former superiors of the convicted patient killer Niels Högel.
Oldenburg – In the trial against seven former superiors of the patient killer Niels Högel, the Oldenburg district court has acquitted all the accused. The court thus followed the demands of the public prosecutor’s office and defense on Thursday.
Three doctors, two senior nurses and one senior nurse and an ex-managing director of the Oldenburg and Delmenhorst clinics were accused. They have been on trial since February for aiding and abetting killing by omission and killing by omission.
There were eight cases in total: three murders in Oldenburg and three murders and two attempted murders in Delmenhorst. Högel was sentenced to life imprisonment in 2019 for 85 counts of murder. dpa