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Dr Harold Shipman, ( 1946 - 2004 )
Another example of the ways in which good old British determination and grit enable us to hold a World record.
In Shipman's case, he is almost certainly the record holder for most one-on-one murders, and thus tops the serial killer charts.
His tally is put somewhere between 215 (lowest official estimate) and a possible career best of 479. If true, 479 would put him well above the 435 that Albert Pierrepoint managed to off in his official capacity as executioner which would be a magnificent result and a stern test of resolve for future wannabe serial murderers.
They played the long game, and will be remembered for eternally.
Harold's name has now been immortalised in the English language. To do a "Harold Shipman" is to spend a nice evening out with the intention of "injecting an old lady".