The British nurse Lucy Letby was declared guilty this friday if killed seven premature babies and attempted to kill six others When I worked in a hospital Chesterin the northwest of England.
His macabre actions contrast with the image he gave. In almost all the photos of her you could see her smiling. His social networks were a sample of that false happiness and kindness that transmitted But behind that mask was hiding a woman who he mercilessly murdered tiny newborns in his care.
letby injected babies with insulin, milk or air. Then they woke up sick and died within a few hours. After months of uncertainty, the researchers found a common denominator in the deaths: the presence of the same nurse.
Pediatric advisors at the center became concerned in June 2015 about the higher-than-usual number of newborn deaths.
Many of them described themselves as “unexplained” or “unexpected”according to a report published in July 2016 by the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health.
His relationship with a doctor and the diary with a macabre confession
Born on January 4, 1990 in the English city of Hereford, she graduated as a specialist nurse in newborns at the University of Chester. Today she is considered as one of the most terrible child murderers in recent British history and in one of the most notorious of the last century. Prosecutor Nicholas Johnson described her as a murderer “cold, calculating, cruel and implacable”.
The young nurse lived in a house decorated with homely items and infantile. Witnesses described her as a very meticulous. He kept detailed records of his work schedules and social activities in his diary, according to the outlet. Guardian. She attended salsa classes and had an active social life. Her coworkers said that she was “exceptional” due to his meticulous attention to detail and dedication.
A special relationship with a married doctor was something to talk about in the hospital. The messages and encounters they shared suggest that they had a relationship deeper than that of colleaguesaccording to Guardian. It is believed that Letby hurt babies to get the doctor’s attention.
At his home, the police found letters in which he appeared to admit to the crimes. “I do not deserve to live. I killed them on purpose because I’m not good enough to take care of them. I’m a horribly bad person.”Letby wrote. In capital letters, she wrote on a piece of paper: “I’m evil, I did this”.
After being detained, she was described as a “constant malevolent presence” at the Cheshire Children’s Therapy Unit, where he allegedly killed and injured many vulnerable children, including twins. Premature newborns who required medical attention to survive the first days of life were hospitalized there.
She is accused of committing the crimes when she was in guard because knew that parents were unlikely to visit the neonatal ward at night.
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