Nurse Re-Arrested Over Poisoning And Murder

A 48-year-old nurse has been arrested in suspicion of three counts of murder, 18 counts of causing grievous bodily harm and poisoning of patients at Stockport's Stepping Hill Hospital.

Victorino Chua, a father-of-two, was in custody in 2012 in connection with the tampering of medical records and contamination of intravenous medicines in 2011.

Mr Chua from Stockport, remains in police custody on suspicion of murdering Tracey Arden, 44, Arnold Lancaster, 71, and Alfred Derek Weaver, 83.

He also is being questioned over the poisoning of 18 others, five of whom have already died.


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