On August 18, 1987, 35-year-old Donald Harvey admitted having committed an atrocity beyond the imagination of most normal people. He had killed 24 helpless, desperately ill hospital patients over a period of 4 years. To avoid Ohio’s electric chair, the former nurse’s aid plea-bargained with a Hamilton County prosecutor for a reduced sentence. In exchange for his confession, Harvey received three concurrent life terms, making him eligible for parole at the age of 95 if he should live that long.
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