First Victim’s Family Believes Harold Shipman’s Death Toll Could Be Higher Than Previously Thought

MANCHESTER, England – Debbie Bartlett fears the death toll caused by Harold Shipman could be much higher than previously believed, as her grandmother Eva Lyons was the notorious doctor’s first victim in 1975. Shipman, known as one of the worst serial killers in British history, made a late-night house call to Lyons in 1975, giving the cancer patient a fatal dose of diamorphine before casually announcing her death to her unsuspecting husband. It wasn’t until …

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