Since he the age of three, he had become fascinated with stories about violent deaths.

Joseph Michael Swango was born in Tacoma, Washington, in 1954. The second of three children, he grew up in Quincy, Illinois. Swango then found a job as a laboratory technician for ATICoal in Newport News, now Vanguard Energy, a division of CITA Logistics.

Around this time, Swango met Kristin Lynn Kinney, a nurse at Riverside Hospital.

During his time there, several employees sought medical attention with complaints of persistent and increasing stomach pains.

In 1989, Swango, now released from prison, found work as a counselor at the state career development center in Newport News, Virginia.

He then found a job as a laboratory technician for ATICoal in Newport News, now Vanguard Energy, a division of CITA Logistics. Chicago-O’Hare International Airport. Michael Swango is an American serial killer and a former physician who is serving three consecutive life terms without the possibility of parole at the ADX Florence supermax prison near Florence, Colorado.

It was also during this time that Swango decided to start applying to residency programs to get back into the medical field. Joseph Michael Swango is a serial killer who, as a trusted doctor, had easy access to his victims. He was obsessed with poison and death and would eventually flee the country to continue killing. Kristin was already engaged, but called it off and pursued a relationship with Swango.

He went to medical vocational school in Newport News, Virginia, convincing employers that he was the victim of a miscarriage of justice.

His father was a prominent U.S. Army officer and Vietnam War veteran, who allegedly bragged about his combat kills and suffered from alcoholism, according to the Amazingly, after his release, Swango was still able to find work in the medical field. Authorities believe he murdered up to 60 people and poisoned countless others, including co-workers, friends and his wife. He was forced out after being caught working on a scrapbook of disasters on work time. While at Aticoal, Swango met Kristin Kinney, a nurse at Riverside Hospital in Newport News, Virginia, for whom he immediately fell. Kristin Kinney thought she'd found the man of her dreams in Michael Swango. Swango thought he was headed for Saudi Arabia and a new life. While there, three of his colleagues apparently fell ill. On the run from crimes in the United States and Zimbabwe, Swango was using his … Michael Swango was an American physician who had inexplicable deaths follow him wherever he practiced.