Doctor denies five murder charges

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Doctor denies five murder charges

A FAMILY doctor accused of murdering 15 women patients pleaded not guilty yesterday to five of the charges at Manchester Crown Court. Dr Harold Shipman, 53, from Hyde, Greater Manchester, has already pleaded not guilty to four other charges of murdering patients. His trial is expected to begin on October 4 and to last between two and three months. The court has not been set.

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