Could Lucy Letby Be Innocent or Guilty? What Is The Evidence – CHILDREN’S nurse Lucy Letby has been charged with murdering eight babies while attempting to kill ten others at the hospital where she worked in Cheshire.
The 30-year-old is finally is set to go on trial on July 4, 2022, while a further pre-trial hearing will be held in October following a three-year investigation into the deaths at the Countess of Chester Hospital’s neonatal unit.
Who is Lucy Letby?
Lucy Letby, of Hereford, was a children’s neo natal nurse in The Counter of Chester Hospital.
In 2011 she graduated with a nursing degree from Chester University.
Following her graduation, she worked at Liverpool Women’s Hospital.
In 2018 Letby was arrested 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 appeared at Warrington Magistrates’ Court on November 12, 2020, to face all charges which relate to the year from June 2015 to June 2016.
In May 2021, the date was set for her trial, at a case management hearing at Liverpool Crown Court.
Letby appeared by videolink from HMP Peterborough and spoke only to confirm she could hear proceedings from Liverpool during the hearing.
The trial at Manchester Crown Court is expected to last six months.
The defendant remains in custody.
Lucy Letby Innocent or Guilty?
Lucy Letby is innocent, at least until now. She will soon go on trial.
The 31-year-old former nurse is charged with eight counts of murder and also attempted murder of 5 other boys and 5 girls. Reports suggested that she committed these crimes from 2015 to June 2016.
The investigation has been going on for 3 years now and no conclusive evidence has come under exposure until now. However, there are bits and pieces of unusual moments and actions that need quite a justification.
Following her appearance in the Manchester Crown Court, she denied the charges against her. The trial is set for October 8, 2022. But there will be a pre-trial in January 2022 as well.
Nurse Lucy Letby who was arrested on suspicion of the murder of eight babies at Countess of Chester Hospital’s neonatal unit has been bailed pending further inquiries
— ITV News (@itvnews) July 6, 2018