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Murder nurse in conviction appeal

Colin Norris outside Newcastle Crown Court
Colin Norris killed four patients at two hospitals in Leeds

A nurse jailed for murdering elderly patients in his care by injecting them with insulin has launched a bid to appeal against his conviction.

Thirty-two-year-old Colin Norris was found guilty of killing four women at Leeds General Infirmary and St James's Hospital in 2002.

Norris, of Egilsay Terrace, Glasgow, was also found guilty of attempting to murder another patient.

He was convicted by a jury at Leeds Crown Court in March.

Norris was given four life sentences with a minimum term of 30 years for each of the murders and a 20-year sentence to run concurrently for attempted murder.




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