Police outside the Stepping Hill Hospital
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Nurse arrested in connection to saline deaths

A nurse has been arrested on suspicion of murder after the deaths of three patients at a hospital in Stockport, Greater Manchester.

Rebecca Leighton, 27, of Heaviley, Stockport, was arrested at home and is being questioned after two men and a woman died at Stepping Hill Hospital.

Police believe insulin was deliberately injected into saline containers.

Ed Thomas reports.

  • 20 Jul 2011
  • From the section England