Gabriella Swerling, Neil Johnston
Growing up in the quaint cathedral city of Hereford on the England-Wales border, Lucy Letby was the quiet unassuming schoolgirl with long blonde hair that had always wanted to be a nurse.
Friends described her as one of the “geeky girls” who was part of a self-styled group known as the “miss-match family”. At university she was always the first home on a night out, taking her studies seriously, and until this week none of her friends had questioned the 28-year-old’s dedication to caring for babies. Now she is suspected of being one of the country’s most prolific child killers.
Following a 6am raid at her home on Tuesday, a mile from the Countess of Chester Hospital where she worked, Ms Letby was arrested on…
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