Dutchman Mark van N., better known as the horror dentist, was sentenced to eight years in prison by a court in Nevers, France on Tuesday. The court convicted him of mutilating and defrauding over a 100 victims in the French town of Chateau-Chinon. Van N. is also banned from practicing as a dentist ever again
The prosecutor in Nevers, France demanded eight years in prison against Dutch dentist Mark van N. The Dutchman is accused of defrauding and mutilating more than a hundred patients between 2008 and 2012 at his practice in the French village of Chateau-Chinon.
Dutch man Mark N., better known as the Horror Dentist, is appearing in court in Nevers, France on Tuesday for the mutilation of dozens of patients
Dutch dentist Mark van N. will not be prosecuted for helping his wife commit suicide, the Public Prosecutor announced on Wednesday. Van N. was arrested in Canada on the grounds of patient mutilation in France. When he spoke to the Canadian police in September 2014, he suddenly confessed to killing his wife in the Netherlands in 2006.
Mark van N., known as the "horror dentist", can be extradited to France, the court in the Hague ruled. Van N. initiated the lawsuit because he felt that he would not receive the same mental health care in France as in the Netherlands. The judge did not agree, and therefore the extradition can continue.
Mark van N., better known as the "horror dentist", has stopped eating and drinking. According to ANP, he made this announcement today during the summary proceedings about his imminent deportation to France. In France, the dentist is accused of mistreating dozens of patients.
Healthcare insurer DSW states that Healthcare Inspection has neglected for years to halt the practices of the 'horror-dentist' Mark van N. from The Hague, despite efforts from DSW, on three separate occasions in 2004, 2006 and 2007, to alert the Inspectors to the malpractice, the Algmeen Dagblad reports.
A Dutch dentist was arrested in Canada last week on grounds of patient mutilation in France. In the first statement that dentist Mark van N. made, he made no mention of the mutilation accusation, and instead suddenly confessed to the murder of his wife in The Netherlands in 2006. He was deported from Canada to The Netherlands, and was arrested on arrival Sunday, CBC News reports.