Nurse Lucy Letby has been found guilty of a harrowing crime – murdering seven babies in a neonatal unit.
This shocking revelation makes her the most prolific child serial killer in recent UK history. Moreover, she was convicted of attempting to kill six other infants at the Countess of Chester Hospital between June 2015 and June 2016.
Lucy’s sinister methods included injecting babies with air, force-feeding their milk, and even poisoning two with insulin. Although she refused to appear during the verdicts, justice has been served after a lengthy trial.
Chillingly, Lucy’s malevolent actions were discovered through a note found at her home, confessing.
“I am evil, I did this.”
This unsettling case unveils the dark side of human nature, where a healthcare professional breached the trust placed in them. The families of Lucy’s victims are grappling with anger and grief, struggling to understand the motives behind such heinous acts.
As society seeks answers and justice, the investigation continues to uncover how such a deeply disturbing crime could occur over an extended period.
The spotlight remains on the aftermath, as Letby faces sentencing, and families grapple with a tragedy that defies comprehension.