Serial killer Harold Shipman hangs self in prison

January 13, 2004Wakefield, West Yorkshire, EnglandHarold Shipman hangs himself in prison Shipman graduated medical school in 1970. In 1975, Shipman was fired from his practice after he forged pain medication prescriptions for his patients. Though he was fired, Shipman did not lose his license and was instead given a fine. By the late 1990s undertakers…