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Victims wait the start of the trial of Dutch Jacobus Marinus Van Nierop dubbed as "The dentist of the horror" on March 8, 2016 at the Nevers courthouse, central France.     
The trial of a Jacobus Marinus Van Nierop after allegedly mutilating the mouths of more than 100 patients in France open on March 8. Jacobus Marinus Van Nierop, 51, ripped out healthy teeth and left dozens of patients in a remote French village with broken jaws, recurrent abscesses and septicaemia.
 / AFP / PHILIPPE DESMAZES        (Photo credit should read PHILIPPE DESMAZES/AFP/Getty Images)
Victims wait the start of the trial of Dutch Jacobus Marinus Van Nierop dubbed as "The dentist of the horror" on March 8, 2016 at the Nevers courthouse, central France.     
The trial of a Jacobus Marinus Van Nierop after allegedly mutilating the mouths of more than 100 patients in France open on March 8. Jacobus Marinus Van Nierop, 51, ripped out healthy teeth and left dozens of patients in a remote French village with broken jaws, recurrent abscesses and septicaemia.
 / AFP / PHILIPPE DESMAZES        (Photo credit should read PHILIPPE DESMAZES/AFP/Getty Images)

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'Dentist of horror' trial begins

The trial begins for the Dutchman known as the 'Dentist of Horror,' accused of mutilating the mouths of more than 100 patients in France. CNN's Fred Pletigen reports.

'Dentist of horror' trial begins

The trial begins for the Dutchman known as the 'Dentist of Horror,' accused of mutilating the mouths of more than 100 patients in France. CNN's Fred Pletigen reports.