He injected frail elderly women on this hospital
ward with 20 times the normal dose of insulin.
The high doses of insulin starved their brains
of glucose, causing coma and death.
The young Glaswegian nurse had attempted to kill
and murdered three more before he
He announced to colleagues that a patient would
die that night, probably around 5.30am.
Bridget Bourke was one of the first victims of
the killer nurse.
Irene Crookes was also killed with a high dose
of the diabetes drug.
Doris Ludlam, another victim. The court heard
that Norris found old women a nuisance.
Ethel Hall, the fourth and final victim. When
she died after a three week coma, Norris was
Vera WIlby was lucky to survive an insulin
overdose administered by Norris.
Footage from police CCTV cameras of Norris being
interviewed about his crimes.