Lucy Letby: Serial killer or a miscarriage of justice?

Lucy Letby: Serial killer or a miscarriage of justice?

When Lucy Letby was convicted of the murders of seven newborns and the attempted murders of six more in August 2023 she was described by the judge as having led a “cruel, calculating and cynical campaign of child murder”. The detectives who led the case said Letby had operated in plain sight and had abused the trust placed in her in the most unthinkable way. No one could comprehend what had led a nurse with a previously unblemished career to …