Lucy Letby colleagues tell murder trial they did not give baby insulin
Three nurses working on a neonatal ward where Lucy Letby allegedly poisoned a baby give evidence.
Lucy Letby is accused of murdering seven babies and trying to kill 10 others By Tom Mullen BBC News Three nurses who worked on the ward where Lucy Letby allegedly poisoned a baby have told her murder trial they did not give insulin to the child.Image caption, Lucy Letby is accused of murdering seven babies and trying to kill 10 others Nurse Lucy Letby went salsa dancing the night after she allegedly tried to murder a baby boy, a court has heard.14 Shares Alleged killer Lucy Letby was a nurse on the neo-natal unit of the Countess of Chester Hospital (Picture: SWNS) Lucy Letby went salsa dancing on the same night she tried to murder a baby boy whose brother had been killed the day before, a court was told.November 22, 2022 - 18:12 GMT Nicky Morris NCIS Hawai'i fans have been feeling Yasmine Al-Bustami's absence ever since her character, Lucy Tara, announced her departure in last week's episode.
Ms Letby is accused of attempting to kill the boy, referred to as Child F, at Countess of Chester Hospital.She has denied murdering seven babies and attempting to murder 10 others.The jury was also told she later messaged a colleague to say something was "not right" about the infant.Nurses Shelley Tomlins, Sophie Ellis and Belinda Williamson were on duty in August 2015 over the days after Child F, a twin, was born.At the end of the night shift, Letby messaged a colleague, who cannot be named for legal reasons, about the infant’s low blood sugars.Ms Letby, 32, is alleged to have intentionally added insulin to the infant's intravenous feed bag during a night shift, less than 24 hours after she allegedly murdered his twin brother, Child E, on the hospital's neonatal unit.The court heard the heart rate of the boy, named only as Child F for legal reasons, surged and his blood sugars dropped dangerously low after an intravenous feed started shortly after midnight on 4 August 2015.The twins had been born prematurely and Ms Letby, originally of Hereford, cared for both boys, the jury has heard.WATCH: 'Kacy' moves in together in NCIS: Hawai'i Why is Yasmine Al-Bustami leaving NCIS? The reason behind Yasmine's temporary departure from the show is currently unknown.
The court was told feed bags were kept in a padlocked fridge at the unit, while medications were also stored in locked cupboards.'A bit more stable' A number of messages between Ms Letby, who is originally from Hereford, and her colleagues at the hospital's neonatal unit were read to the court.’ And then the pair agreed on a place to meet.One set of keys for these would be passed among the nurses with no formal log or record, the court heard.Jurors have heard how Child F's heart rate surged and his blood sugars dropped dangerously low after a feed was started shortly after midnight on 4 August." The court heard that she then messaged another colleague on the evening of 5 August to ask if she was "going to salsa tonite? (sic)" After her colleague replied, saying that she would meet her, Ms Letby sent an OK emoji and wrote: "Need to try and find some post nites (sic) energy.The following day Ms Tomlins was on duty when a new intravenous line needed to be fitted.Thanks for letting me know.Image source, Image caption, The babies were being cared for on the neonatal ward at Countess of Chester Hospital Giving evidence via video from Australia, she was asked by prosecutor Philip Astbury if she had "at any point" administered insulin to Child F.Image source, Image caption, The nurse worked on the neonatal ward at Countess of Chester Hospital Ms Letby then thanked her for the message, to which the colleague replied: "He's defo better tho (sic).This scene is absolutely beautiful and well written.
She replied "no".Ms Ellis, giving evidence from behind a screen, was asked the same question and replied "absolutely not"." The nurse replied later that she felt "better now I've been out".’ Letby later wrote: ‘Wonder if he has an endocrine problem then.Shift leader Ms Williamson was also asked if she had "at any stage" administered insulin to Child F and she also replied "no"..A court order bans the reporting of the identities of the children allegedly attacked by Ms Letby, while identifying parents or witnesses connected with the children is also banned.
So far there hasnt been 1 piece of physical evidence. What is going on in England? Is it still the 14th century there. Well they're hardly likely to say they did give the babies insulin are they?
Lucy Letby trial: Nurse went dancing after alleged murder bid, jury toldNurse Lucy Letby went salsa dancing the night after she alleged tried to murder a baby, a court hears. Dance like the authorities aren't watching. If she is found guilty then take her to the gallows Lucy will be dancing in her pi—pot every day and night and forever
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