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A former nurse in Canada confessed to killing her meaner patients


A former nurse in Canada plead guilty on Thursday to the murder of eight assisted-living facility residents was caught on tape confessing to detective in a video that she thought God wanted to use her, reports CNN.

In the video, Elizabeth Tracey Mae Wettlaufer said that she had poisoned residents aged 75 to 90 in two Ontario facilities between 2007 and 2014 by giving them lethal doses of insulin. 

She told the detective that she would get a "red surging with God telling me this is the one." She would also pick targets because they were "mean."

Resident victims at Caressant Care Nursing and Retirement Home in Woodstock, where Wettlaufer worked, included James Silcox, 84, Maurice Granat, 84, Gladys Millard, 87, Helen Matheson, 95, Mary Zurawinski, 96, Helen Young, 90 and Maureen Pickering, 79. 

Arpad Horvath, 75, lived at Meadow Park Long Term Care in Ontario. which also was among the places Wettlaufer worked. Horvath died on August 31, 2014.

Wettlaufer said that after her fifth kill, she began to doubt it was God that was urging her to kill, but rather the devil.

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