Life Imprisonment for "The Baby Killer"

United Kingdom: Life imprisonment for a nurse who murdered 7 babies

The court sentenced Lucy Letby to life imprisonment without the possibility of parole for the murder of 7 infants at the hospital where she worked. Letby earned the nickname "the baby killer" after using medical equipment and drugs to induce system failures

The hospital in Chester where the murders of the babies took place (Photo: John David/Shutterstock)

The court in Manchester today (Monday) sentenced Lucy Letby, a nurse at a local hospital, to life imprisonment without the possibility of parole. She was convicted of the murder of 7 infants and attempted murder of 6 additional infants in the years 2015-2016. The verdict was given in Letby's absence, as she refused to attend the trial in order to avoid being in court alongside the families of the infants she killed.

Lucy Letby, 33 years old, earned the moniker "the baby killer" due to the serious charges against her. According to the indictment, she murdered and assaulted infants shortly after their births at the hospital where she worked in Chester, located in northwest England. Testimonies heard in court revealed that Letby systematically used medical equipment and drugs to intentionally induce system failures in the infants, and she methodically worked to murder them.

Among other things, it is alleged that Letby poisoned some of the infants by injecting them with insulin, while in other cases, she injected air into their bodies or forcefully fed them with milk. In some instances, she assaulted the infants multiple times until they died. Two of the murdered infants were siblings, and two others were twins.

During the search of Letby's home following her arrest in 2017, the police found a note in which the nurse confessed to the murder cases. "I intentionally killed them, because I'm not good enough to take care of them," she wrote. "I am an evil and terrible person. I am wicked for having done this."

0 Comments

Do not send comments that include inflammatory words, defamation, and content that exceeds the limit of good taste.

Israel-Gaza War, Palestinian Authority

Report: Several clans in Gaza working with PA instead of Hamas, while rejecting Israeli plans for the Strip

According to Palestinian journalist Khaled Abu Toameh, the clans are under pressure from the PA to not work with the IDF, even in distributing humanitarian aid.

Avi Woolf | 04.03.24

UN, UNRWA

Foreign Minister Katz recalls UN Ambassador Erdan due to UN Secretary-General silence on Hamas rape report

A UN report confirmed multiple acts of rape and sexual abuse by Hamas on October 7.

Avi Woolf | 04.03.24

Joe Biden, Israel-Gaza War

"You flattened Germany": the confrontation between Biden and Israel's war cabinet

US President Joe Biden told "The New Yorker" about a confrontation between him and members of the war cabinet in Israel, who claimed that, "In World War II, you obliterated Germany."

Eitan Divinsky, JFeed Staff | 04.03.24

UNRWA, October 7

"We have female captives. I caught one": New evidence released on UNRWA employees participating in October 7 massacre

The IDF declassified and released evidence of UNRWA employees taking part in the October 7 massacre, including a recording where a teacher admits to taking a hostage.

Avi Woolf | 04.03.24

Israel Police, October 7

Watch: Israel Police officer wounded fighting Hamas terrorists on October 7 is promoted in hospital

The officer, a member of the Yoav unit, was visited by hospital staff and police officers as he was recovering in hospital.

Avi Woolf | 04.03.24

US Elections, Supreme Court

US Supreme Court rules unanimously: States may not unilaterally disqualify Trump

After the Colorado Supreme Court affirmed in their majority opinion that individual states did not have the power to bar Trump from being elected President.

Avi Woolf | 04.03.24

IDF, Air Force

Woman to command Air Force base in historic first

Lt.-Col. G. was appointed commander of the Uvda Air Force base today and will be promoted to Full Colonel, making her the first woman to serve in such a position.

JFeed Staff | 04.03.24

ISIS, Shin Bet

Israel detains ISIS squad that had 100 explosive devices at the ready

Israel's Internal Security Service arrested a terrorist squad from the Hebron area after its members planned to carry out attacks inspired by ISIS.

Eitan Divinsky, JFeed Staff | 04.03.24

Israel-Gaza War, Northern Front

IDF strikes Hezbollah military structure | Watch

IDF aircraft struck a Hezbollah military structure in southern Lebanon where terrorists were spotted.

Avi Woolf | 04.03.24

Avigdor Liberman, Israel-Gaza War

Liberman to Likud members: "Replace Netanyahu, we have your back"

Head of Yisrael Beytenu Avigdor Liberman has a surprising proposal for Likud MKs: "Replace Netanyahu as Prime Minister and I promise to provide you a safety net."

Eitan Divinsky, JFeed Staff | 04.03.24

Israel-Gaza War, Politics

Channel 13 poll shows Yair Lapid's Yesh Atid continuing to decline, most parties holding steady

Avigdor Liberman's party is inching closer to overtaking Lapid, while Ben Gvir's party runs neck and neck with Liberman.

Avi Woolf | 04.03.24

Israel-Gaza War, Transportation Ministry

Transportation Ministry conducts war games to practice keeping airports open

The exercises were conducted in cooperation with the Israel Police, IDF, and the Population Authority.

Avi Woolf | 04.03.24