Nurse Lucy Letby, 32, accused of murdering seven babies and attempting to kill 10 more denies five fresh charges | The Sun

A NURSE accused of murdering seven babies and trying to kill ten others has today denied fresh attempted murder charges.

Lucy Letby, 32, was arrested after a three-year probe into the deaths at the Countess of Chester Hospital's neonatal unit.

The nurse murdered five boys and two girls in a year-long killing spree, it is alleged.

She is also charged with the attempted murder of another five boys and five girls.

Letby today denied five more attempted murder counts relating to the existing alleged victims.

Insome cases, she is accused of attempting to kill a baby on multiple occasions.

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She denied all 22 charges, which are said to have taken place between June 2015 and June 2016, at Manchester Crown Court today.

Letby, wearing a dark blue suit and black blouse, is due to go on trial later today.

A court order prohibits identifying the surviving and deceased children and prohibits identifying parents or witnesses connected with the babies.

The families of some of the children are in court today.




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