• A former nurse named Niels Högel was convicted of killing 85 patients by lethal doses of medication.
  • He is not the only medical professional who has fallen into this pattern.
  • These killers are known as “angels of death.”

This month, former nurse Niels Högel was convicted of killing 85 patients between 1999 and 2005 by administering lethal doses of heart medication. Though Högel’s story is shocking, it actually falls into a pattern known by professionals.