Lucy Letby Wiki – Lucy Letby Biography
Lucy Letby is a Children’s Nurse in The Countess of Chester Hospital. She was arrested on suspicion of murdering eight babies while working at the Chester Hospital. She was arrested for a third time on Tuesday as part of the investigation into the Countess of Chester hospital, which began in 2017
Lucy Letby is 30 years old.
In 2011 she graduated with a nursing degree from Chester University. Following her graduation, she worked at Liverpool Women’s Hospital.
Arrest and Charge
Letby was arrested In 2018 on suspicion of murdering eight babies while working at the Chester Hospital. She was rearrested in connection with the attempted murder of three additional babies in June 2019.
In November 2020, Letby was rearrested again and charged with eight counts of murder and 10 counts of attempted murder. She is due to appear at Warrington Magistrates’ Court on November 12 to face all charges related to the year from June 2015 to June 2016.
She was arrested for a third time on Tuesday as part of the investigation into deaths at the hospital, which began in 2017.
Letby’s friends and family said at the time they were adamant the “awkward but kind-hearted” the neonatal nurse was innocent. A force spokesman said: “The Crown Prosecution Service has authorized Cheshire Police to charge a healthcare professional with murder in connection with an ongoing investigation into several baby deaths at the Countess of Chester Hospital. Yesterday, police said specially-trained officers are working with families after Letby’s re-arrest.
Lucy Letby previously Arrested.
Lucy Letby was first arrested on July 3, 2018, on suspicion of murdering eight babies at the hospital and attempted murder with six others.
The cases involve families from Cheshire and North Wales. Nearly a year later, on June 10, 2019, Letby was arrested again on the initial counts, as well as for the attempted murder of three additional babies.
Cheshire Police were probing the deaths of 17 infants between 2015 and 2016. Letby’s arrest was part of a long inquiry into a higher than expected number of baby deaths at the Countess of Chester hospital over an 18 month period.
In November 2020, Letby was rearrested following a three-year investigation into the deaths of eight babies and the attempted murder of three further babies.
“A dedicated team of detectives has been working extremely hard on this highly complex and compassionate case doing everything they can as quickly as they can to identify what has led to these baby deaths and collapses,” said Detective Chief Inspector Paul Hughes, who is in charge of the investigation.
“Parents of all the babies have been kept fully updated on this latest development, and they are continuing to be supported throughout the process by specially trained officers.
“This is a challenging time for all the families, and it is important to remember that, at the heart of this, there are several bereaved families seeking answers as to what happened to their children.”