What drives someone to do such things? The crimes that took place in Chester, England are unbelievable. A hospital worker was arrested on suspicion of killing eight children and trying nine others.
▶ ︎ It is the third arrest of suspects in which he is strong “Daily mail“It should be about pediatric nurse Lucy L.!
The case: In 2015 and 2016, there was an unusual accumulation of dead babies in the hospital of the Countess of Chester. 17 children died in the nursing ward, others barely survived a circulatory collapse. Police have been investigating since May 2017.
Police confirmed the incident. According to The Standart, Detective Chief Inspector Paul Hughes said, “More than three years ago we investigated multiple infant deaths and non-fatal breakdowns in The Countess of Chester hospital’s neonatal unit. During this time, a police team worked very hard on this extremely complex and sensitive case and tried to identify as quickly as possible what led to these deaths and breakdowns. “
→ Then, in July 2018, a hospital worker was arrested on suspicion of being involved in the deaths of eight children and the attempted murder of six children. She was later released on bail.
→ In June 2019, the same hospital operator was arrested again for the same reasons. Also due to the attempted murder of three other children.
“Today, during our investigation, the hospital worker was again arrested on suspicion of the deaths of eight children and the attempted murder of nine children,” said investigator Paul Hughes. A police spokesperson: “The woman is currently in custody.”
Lucy L. is said to have worked as a pediatric nurse in several areas. She graduated from the University of Chester in 2011. Then she started working in the neonatal ward.
The investigation would be conducted sensitively for consideration of bereaved parents awaiting answers, and investigator Hughes would ask to refrain from speculating on social media.
“At this point I cannot provide any further information on the investigation, but as soon as I can, I will.”