Harold Frederick Shipman was born in Nottingham, England, the second of four children of Vera and Harold Shipman, a lorry driver. Shipman was particularly close to his mother, who died of cancer when he was 17.
Shipman continued working as a GP in Hyde throughout the 1980s and founded his own surgery on Market Street in 1993, becoming a respected member of the community.
In 1983, he was interviewed on the Granada television documentary World in Action on how the mentally ill should be treated in the community. Linda Reynolds of the Brooke Surgery in Hydeprompted by Deborah Massey from Frank Massey and Son's funeral parlourexpressed concerns to John Pollard, the coroner for the South Manchester District, about the high death rate among Shipman's patients.
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We have many plans and enthusiasm to keep expanding and making Murderpedia a better site, but we really need your help for this. Marie West, 81 / Irene Turner, 67 / Lizzie Adams, 77 / Jean Lilley, 59 / Ivy Lomas, 63 / Muriel Grimshaw, 76 / Marie Quinn, 67 / Kathleen Wagstaff, 81 / Bianka Pomfret, 49 / Norah Nuttall, 64 / Pamela Hillier, 68 / Maureen Ward, 57 / Winifred Mellor, 73 / Joan Melia, 73 / Kathleen Grundy, 81 Harold Fredrick Shipman (14 January 1946 13 January 2004) was a convicted English serial killer.
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Grundy's body was exhumed, and when examined found to contain traces of diamorphine, often used for pain control in terminal cancer patients.He started work at Pontefract General Infirmary in Pontefract, West Riding of Yorkshire, and in 1974, took his first position as a general practitioner (GP) at the Abraham Ormerod Medical Centre in Todmorden, West Yorkshire.In 1975 he was caught forging prescriptions of pethidine for his own use.Is it possible to get an exceptionally long article published in the journal, even when it's not part of a special issue?Murderpedia has thousands of hours of work behind it.He was fined 600, and briefly attended a drug rehabilitation clinic in York.