Prison doctor Tammo Hedemann works at the central hospital in Hamburg's pre-trial detention center. His patients include rockers, drug addicts and fraudsters.
The nurse has already been sentenced for killing six patients by injecting them with drugs and then trying to revive them. If convicted, Niels Högel will be one of the most prolific serial killers in German history.
Larry Nassar has admitted to molesting some of the nation's top female gymnasts, including Olympic champions. He is already serving a 60-year sentence in federal prison for child pornography convictions.
Detectives are at a loss as to why the doctor would snap two years after he was fired over claims of sexual harassment. Colleagues had described the physician as "crazy" and aggressive.
The entire board of the US national governing body for gymnastics is to resign as demanded by the head of the US Olympic Committee. US authorities are opening broader investigations into sexual abuse in sports.
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