Lucy Letby Identified As Nurse Arrested On Allegations Of Murdering Multiples Baby Was Traumatic


Lucy Letby, a 33-year-old British nurse, broke down in tears while giving testimony on Tuesday. She spoke about her arrests, which she described as “traumatizing,” and expressed disbelief at being charged with the alleged murder of multiple babies under her care.

On Tuesday, Lucy Letby appeared in court for her trial where she is accused of murdering seven newborns and attempting to murder ten others in the neonatal ward of Manchester’s Countess of Chester Hospital. The alleged incidents took place between June 2015 and June 2016.


The former nurse reportedly became emotional while recounting her experience of being arrested three times before being charged in 2020. According to the University of Chester graduate, the arrests were traumatizing. According to available information, Lucy Letby is 33 years old.

“It was the scariest experience I’ve ever had,” she stated, referring to her first time in jail in July 2018. The incident occurred three times in total.The individual stated that the experience was traumatic. Letby has claimed that she has been diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder, depression, and anxiety.


She also stated that she requires medication to help her sleep. She explained to the judge that she is easily startled and frightened of new things. Letby denied causing harm to the children under her care and expressed her devastation towards the accusations made against her before the trial was paused for lunch. The experience was unpleasant.

She expressed disbelief at being excluded from caring for newborns after a series of unexplained infant deaths. The individual stated that their life revolved around their work. Through tears, she said, “I cannot express it in words. Everything in my world just came to a halt.”


During questioning, Letby was asked about notes discovered at her residence where she criticized herself using phrases like “I hate myself” and “I’m an awful person.” Letby expressed that she felt a great sense of responsibility for the deaths of the infants. The individual expressed feeling incompetent or having caused harm to children.

According to the prosecution earlier this year, Letby was accused of attempting to murder one child twice on the same day in a tragic scenario. In 2015, Child H, an infant girl, was born six weeks prematurely. On September 25th of that year,


Letby’s parents were taken to the neonatal hospital where she worked because their daughter had experienced a heart arrest. She was revived, but later that day, she experienced a similar occurrence. The seven-year-old girl was transferred to a different hospital and reportedly made significant progress.

According to Letby’s defense team, Child H’s experience was a result of “suboptimal care” and was not directly linked to Letby.

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