British nurse charged with the murder of eight babies and ten attempted murders


The nurse was previously arrested but was released without charge in 2018 and 2019. (Representative)


Police in the northwestern English city of Chester said Wednesday they had charged a nurse with eight homicide cases and ten attempted murder of babies at a local hospital.

A 30-year-old named Lucy Letby was arrested Tuesday and charged with the crimes after prosecution cleared it, Cheshire police said in a statement.

The indictment relates to “a series of deaths and non-fatal collapses of babies in the neonatal ward of the Countess of Chester Hospital” between June 2015 and June 2016, they added.

Letby will be taken into custody ahead of a first appearance before the judges in nearby Warrington on Thursday.


She was previously arrested but released without charge in 2018 and 2019.

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