Patient was injected with air “for fun” by a serial killer nurse sentenced to the death penalty


William George Davis (37), killed four patients in a Texas cardiovascular casualty unit by injecting air into them. This initially left doctors confused.

Nurse who was a serial killer and injected air into patients to kill them. “for fun”Texas sentenced him to death

William George Davis (37), was shot to death while working at Christus Trinity Mother Frances Hospital, Tyler, Texas.

Jacob Putman, Smith County District Attorney, stated during the trial that a hospital was needed. “is the perfect place for a serial killer”.

On October 19, a jury found Davis guilty in injecting air into Christopher Greenaway (47); Jose Kalina (58); Ronald Clark (68); and John Lafferty (74)

According to the court, doctors were baffled by the fact that patients became worse after surgery. Also, scans revealed air in the brains of the patients. New York Times.

Davis was found to be the only nurse on duty at the times of the deaths and video footage showed him entering one patient’s room before the heart monitor sounded three minutes later.

During the opening of the trial, Mr. Putman told the jurors: “We’re going to ask you to find him guilty of capital murder because that’s what he did.”

Prosecutors claimed that Davis was a serial killer. “enjoyed”The New York Times reported that patients were injected with air without their consent.

“(He) liked to kill people,”During closing arguments, Chris Gatewood, the prosecutor, stated these words.

“He enjoyed going into the rooms and injecting them with air. If you watch the video on (Joseph) Kalina, he sat at the end of the hall and he watched those monitors and he waited. That’s because he liked it.”

Phillip Hayes, the defending attorney, told the jury that there were many problems at the hospital and that Davis was simply at the wrong time.

The jury ruled that this argument was not valid. It was based on the argument that patients were suffering from underlying medical conditions, and had presented signs of a watershed stroke in which there is a shortage of blood supply to the brain.

According to the New York Times Davis is currently being held at Smith County jail under a $8.75million bond.

The jury took only two hours to decide and Mr. Putman stated after Wednesday’s sentencing that: “I don’t know why they deliberated a short amount of time but if I had to guess it would be the case that the detectives put together was so strong. It didn’t leave a doubt in their mind.”