No one saw me do it, Shipman letters boast
Published 19/07/2010 | 05:00
Letters written by serial killer Dr Harold Shipman while he was in prison have been made public for the first time.
Shipman murdered 215 of his patients, using Diamorphine, over a period of 20 years.
But he says he was always out of sight when committing his crimes, in the letters analysed in a BBC One 'Inside Out' programme tonight.
In one he says: "No one saw me do anything. As for stealing morphine off the terminally ill, again no one saw me do it."
In another he says: "The police complain I'm boring. No mistresses, home abroad, money in Swiss banks. I'm normal. If that is boring I am."
Shipman was sentenced to 15 life sentences in 2000, and hanged himself in January 2004 in a west Yorkshire prison.
'Inside Out North West: Shipman -- When Doctors Kill' is on BBC1 tonight at 7.30pm.