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Thursday, July 19, 2012

Dawn Makin stabbed daughter, four, to death then tried to kill herself because she faced sack for leaking patient details to 'ambulance chasing lawyer

A nurse stabbed her four-year-old daughter to death and tried to kill herself by drinking bleach after she faced the sack for leaking patient details to an accident 'cash for claims' law firm.

Dawn Makin, 33, who is now permanently wheelchair bound following her attempted suicide, had been unmasked as a health centre 'mole' after she secretly fed confidential data to her boyfriend who was trying to sign up patients for a personal injury litigation company.

But as health bosses investigated the scandal, Makin who faced losing her job, stabbed Chloe Burke to death and then cut her wrists and drank toxic fluid, believed to be bleach, in a bid to kill herself.

Today, at Preston Crown Court, she wept as she pleaded guilty to manslaughter on the grounds of diminished responsibility after her 'not guilty to murder' plea was accepted by the prosecution. Read More