Dr Harold Frederick Shipman was convicted of killing at least 215 people, possibly 260, while working as a general practitioner in Hyde, Greater Manchester, and Todmorden, West Yorkshire in the UK. He was given 15 life sentences in 2000, but committed suicide while in prison in January 2004.
BBC News: The Shipman Murders
BBC Online's coverage includes numerous articles, audio and video clips.
Harold Fred Shipman
Gerald England's detailed account of the murderous general practitioner of Hyde.
Murder by Poison; The Shipman Case
A collection of newspaper articles about the case. From the years 1998 to 2000.
The Guardian: Death Certificate Reform Delays 'Incomprehensible'
An article about the old-fashioned system of recording deaths which some argue led to Dr. Shipman getting away with his crimes for as long as he did. (January 21, 2015)
BBC News: Harold Shipman found dead in cell
Killer doctor Harold Shipman has died after being found hanging in his cell, the Prison Service says. (January 13, 2004)
Last update:May 26, 2016 at 19:42:11 UTC