Niels Högel a German serial killer and nurse who killed 100 patients by administering unauthorized injections. Högel was originally arrested in 2005 and later sentenced to life imprisonment for the murder of six patients. He worked from 1999 to mid-2005 as a nurse in hospitals in Oldenburg and Delmenhorst, Germany. He would inject patients using one of five different drugs including ajmaline, sotalol, lidocaine, amiodarone and calcium chloride. He is said to have acted out of boredom and the desire to show off his resuscitation skills. Niels Höge has confessed to a total of 100 confirmed victims and continues to serve a life sentence in Lower Saxon, Germany. Högel stated he was 'honestly sorry' and hoped families would find peace.
Niels Högel was born on December 30th 1976 in Wilhelmshaven, city in Lower Saxony, Germany. He was raised by both parents. His father, a nurse at the Sankt Willehad Hospital in Wilhelmshaven, Germany. His mother, a legal assistant and a grandmother's nurse in Wilhelmshaven, Germany.
Högel a heterosexual male citizen of Germany. Högel completed 15 years of school, received a college degree. Högel married. He had one daughter.
In 1999 (Age 22/23) Niels Högel started his killing spree, during his crimes as a serial killer he was known to murder his victims. At the time of his crimes he was living with his wife and child, where Högel was known to work as a serial killer, nurse.
He was arrested on June 22nd 2005 (Age 28), convicted on February 28th 2015 (Age 38), sentenced to life imprisonment at a prison in Germany. Högel was convicted on charges of murder and other possible charges during his lifetime.
Niels Högel has been listed on Killer.Cloud since December of 2018 and was last updated 4 years ago.
|Victims:||100 - 106|
|Years Active:||1999 - 2005|
|Ages Active:||22/23 - 28/29|
|Life Span:||1976 -|
|Astrological Sign:|| ♑ Capricorn |
Dec 22 - Jan 20
|Living With:||his wife and child|
|Occupation:||serial killer, nurse|
|D.O.B.:||Dec 30, 1976|
|Birth Location:||Wilhelmshaven, city in Lower Saxony, Germany|
|Raised By:||both parents|
|Mother:||a legal assistant and a grandmother's nurse in Wilhelmshaven, Germany|
|Father:||a nurse at the Sankt Willehad Hospital in Wilhelmshaven, Germany|
|Highest School:||15 years of school|
|Highest Degree:||college degree|
|Arrested:||Jun 22, 2005 (Age 28)|
|Convicted:||Feb 28, 2015 (Age 38)|
|Prison Location:||a prison in Germany|
|Cause of Death:||N/A|
|Killed In Prison:||N/A|
The 8 dates listed below represent a timeline of the life and crimes of serial killer Niels Högel. A complete collection of serial killer events can be found on our Serial Killer Timeline.
|Dec 30 1976||Niels Högel was born in Wilhelmshaven, city in Lower Saxony, Germany. #19761230|
|Dec 30 1996|
|Niels Högel started his serial killing spree. #1999|
|Niels Högel ended his serial killing spree. #2005|
|Jun 22 2005|
|Niels Högel arrested. #20050622|
|Dec 30 2006|
|Feb 28 2015|
|Niels Högel was convictedand sentenced to life imprisonment at a prison in Germany. #20150228|
|Dec 30 2016|
The following serial killers were active during the same time span as Niels Högel (1999-2005).
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|living with children||TRUE||268|
|father drug abuse||FALSE||192|
|mother drug abuse||FALSE||195|
|problems in school||FALSE||221|
|teased in school||FALSE||218|
|kill at killers home||FALSE||320|
|kill at victims home||FALSE||323|
|sex with body||FALSE||430|
|ate part of body||FALSE||451|
|totem body part||FALSE||365|
|totem personal item||FALSE||354|
|ISBN10||Book Title||Author||Killers Mentioned||Killers|
|1416564713||Hello Charlie|| 3 Total Including |
|1504022653||Deacon of Death||Fred Rosen||Niels Högel||1|
|0275994228||Inside the Minds of Healt...||Katherine M. Ramslan...|| 8 Total Including |
|110160154x||Killer Nurse||John Foxjohn|| 3 Total Including |
Charles Edmund Cullen
|3451811235||Das Ende der Gerechtigkei...||Jens Gnisa||Niels Högel||1|
|3641211255||Noch so ein Arbeitstag, u...||Martin Wehrle||Niels Högel||1|
|2322144797||Il y a de la joie. Juille...||Fabien Simon||Niels Högel||1|
Niels Högel (born 30 December 1976) is a German nurse and serial killer who was sentenced to life imprisonment for the murder of six patients. Högel has confessed to killing 30 patients but in 2017 a police investigation concluded that he was responsible for at least 90 deaths. In November 2017, German prosecutors said that the number of victims was at least 106, with Högel admitting, in October 2018, to murdering 100 patients.
Niels Högel is included in the following pages on Killer.Cloud the Serial Killer Database