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Nurse Victorino Chua maintains innocence despite convictions

Nurse Victorino Chua, who was jailed at Manchester Crown Court for murdering and poisoning patients at Stepping Hill Hospital, today said in a statement issued by his solicitor: "I am completely innocent of any wrong doing. I now face a minimum of 35 years in custody for crimes I did not commit."

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'Evil Angel' killer nurse to be sentenced

Killer nurse Victorino Chua is facing life in jail when he is sentenced today for poisoning and murdering patients.

Nurse Victorino Chua was found guilty of murdering and poisoning hospital patients yesterday. Credit: PA Wire

Filipino Chua, 49, described as a narcissistic psychopath by detectives, was convicted of murdering two patients and poisoning 19 others with insulin by a jury at Manchester Crown Court yesterday following a three month trial.

Tracey Arden, 44 and Alfred Weaver, 83, died while a third person, Grant Misell, 41, was left brain damaged.

His victims' loved ones are expected to be in court as Chua is sentenced to a minimum of two mandatory life sentences for the murders.

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