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News and reaction Tuesday, 1 February, 2000, 18:52 GMT
Picture gallery: The Shipman case
Dr Harold Shipman was found guilty of 15 counts of murder and one count of forgery on 31 January 1999. Below is a selection of some of the key pictures illustrating the case.

Click here to see a gallery of Shipman's life.


Justice Forbes sentenced Shipman to 15 concurrent life sentences. He said he would recommend that life should mean life.

The jury gave their unanimous verdicts after six days deliberation.

The police van carrying Shipman leaves court for the last time.

Shipman's loyal wife Primrose was in court every day - often supported by one of the couple's four children.


The Surgery, Market Street, Hyde - Shipman's practice.


The GP was caught after forging Kathleen Grundy's will on this typewriter.

It was in this surgery that the well-respected GP saw his patients.


The recovery couch in Shipman's surgery. Ivy Lomas was murdered at his surgery on May 29, 1997. Shipman continued to see other patients before telling anyone she was dead.

Diamorphine hydrochloride - the drug with which Shipman murdered his victims.


Angela Woodruff, the daughter of victim Kathleen Grundy, leaves Preston Crown Court with her husband David. It was Mrs Woodruff's suspicions about Dr Shipman that led to his arrest.


Dr Shipman's practice sent this card to Betty Moss's family following her death. Her family now believe she may have been another victim.
Find out more about the Shipman murders

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