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Convicted serial killer dies after assault in Toledo prison cell

Donald Harvey, 64, nicknamed the ‘Angel of Death’

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A Cincinnati-area serial killer nicknamed the “Angel of Death” died today after an assault at Toledo Correctional Institution.

Donald Harvey, 64, died at 9:08 a.m., according to a state prison spokesman. The said they continue to investigate.

A report provided by the patrol shows the assault occurred inside his cell at about 2:20 p.m. Tuesday. Lt. Robert Sellers said authorities have a suspect.

Harvey pleaded guilty in 1987 to 37 murders while serving as a nurse’s aide at hospitals in Cincinnati and London, Ky. Harvey said he did so to stop patients’ suffering.

Prison records show he was serving a life sentence and was eligible for parole in 2043.

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