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German doctor who killed his married lover is ordered to pay compensation to cover medical costs

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A prime German physician who was jailed for killing his married lover by sprinkling cocaine on his penis earlier than she carried out oral intercourse on him has been ordered to pay £11,500 to cowl the price of medics’ doomed bid to avoid wasting the sufferer’s life.

Surgeon Dr Andreas David Niederbichler, 46, was jailed for 9 years in 2019 for aggravated rape and bodily hurt resulting in demise after making his lover, recognized as Yvonne M., 38, take an overdose of cocaine that he had positioned on his non-public elements.

Throughout his trial, Niederbichler had claimed that Yvonne, who died after struggling shortness of breath and collapsing, knew that he had put cocaine on his penis earlier than she carried out oral intercourse.

However a German court docket rejected these claims and now a choose in Magdeburg, Germany, has dominated that Niederbichler should pay £11,500 (13,280 euros) to medical insurers IKK Gesund Plus who paid for Yvonne’s medical remedy earlier than she died.

Niederbichler had beforehand refused to pay Yvonne’s household £25,000 in compensation, with £9,000 every going to the useless lady’s husband and son, and an extra £7,000 going to her household to cowl funeral prices.

Andreas Niederbichler

Yvonne M, 38 (left), died of an unintentional overdose after her lover Andreas Niederbichler (proper) laced his penis with cocaine with out telling her

Yvonne was not Niederbichler’s solely sufferer. The previous head doctor on the Halberstadt Clinic in Saxony-Anhalt drugged and sexually assaulted three different ladies between September 2015 and February 2018.

Based on the investigation, he additionally secretly put cocaine of their champagne glasses, their lipstick, and their toothpaste.

The surgeon was charged in February 2018 when Yvonne M. died of an overdose after he put cocaine on his non-public elements throughout intercourse.

Niederbichler was sentenced in 2019 to 9 years imprisonment and subsequent preventive detention. He’s at present present process drug remedy.

Yvonne’s widowed husband and son sued the surgeon when he refused to pay monetary compensation and likewise refused to cowl the funeral prices.

The upper regional court docket final 12 months agreed with the household and the person dubbed the German Christian Gray due to his perverted sexual fantasies has been ordered to pay for the funeral prices.

Choose Steffi Ewald stated: ‘The defendant is sentenced to pay the funeral prices within the quantity of £7,337, in addition to survivor advantages to the deceased’s husband and the son within the quantity of £8,581 every.’

Surgeon Dr Andreas David Niederbichler, 46, was jailed for nine years for aggravated rape and bodily harm leading to death

Surgeon Dr Andreas David Niederbichler, 46, was jailed for 9 years for aggravated rape and bodily hurt resulting in demise

Niederbichler stayed silent throughout his trial however, confronted with the brand new wrongful demise lawsuit introduced by Yvonne’s widower and son, he determined to interrupt his silence to disclaim being chargeable for her demise.

He additionally denied drugging three different ladies, after the court docket was informed he had once more laced his penis with cocaine throughout oral, vagina and anal intercourse with the three ladies between 2015 and 2018.

Chatting with German newspaper Bild final month, he stated: ‘Sure, there have been medicine. However I did not drug any of the ladies with out her data.

‘I used to be in search of a particular kick they usually took half.’

Niederbichler additionally described Yvonne as an ‘skilled’ cocaine person, who knew what she was stepping into.

Talking about his unique legal trial, he stated it was a ‘mistake’ to remain silent – a transfer he had taken on the recommendation of his attorneys – as a result of it meant the choose solely heard the ladies’s account of occasions.

He informed Bild he wished to show that he was not criminally responsible of inflicting Yvonne’s demise.

The court docket of attraction has already thrown out the case, and Niederbichler has not offered any new proof that may power it to have a look at the case once more.

Niederbichler (pictured centre during his trial) is attempting to prove he is not criminally responsible for Yvonne's death, but has already had his case thrown out on appeal

Niederbichler (pictured centre throughout his trial) is trying to show he isn’t criminally chargeable for Yvonne’s demise, however has already had his case thrown out on attraction

Earlier than being jailed, Niederbichler had labored as the highest plastic surgeon at Ameos hospital within the metropolis of Halberstadt, 60 miles exterior Hanover.

The court docket heard that Yvonne had been a affected person of his earlier than the pair began an affair, which in the end led to her demise in February 2018.

Niederbichler additionally used the web to satisfy different ladies for intercourse, judges have been informed throughout his trial.

Three different lady who had intercourse with the physician reported feeling light-headed after assembly with him, whereas one was concerned in two automotive crashes after a date.

One other reported passing out and struggling nervous twitches.

Niederbichler was in the end discovered responsible of aggravated rape and bodily hurt leading to demise and sentenced to 9 years in jail.

He appealed the sentence however it was rejected.

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