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Lucy Letby latest as lawyers to challenge nurse’s sentence within weeks | UK | News

Lucy Letby latest as lawyers to challenge nurse’s sentence within weeks | UK | News

Lucy Letby’s lawyers will challenge her sentence at the Court of Appeal in a matter of weeks. The jailed nurse’s bid to appeal her whole life order sentence will be heard in court on April 25, a spokesperson for the judiciary has confirmed. The 34-year-old, who worked at the Countess of Cheseter Hospital’s neonatal unit, first applied to challenge her sentence last month but it was refused by a judge. Her current sentence dictates that she will spend the rest of her life life behind bars. However, Letby who was sentenced to 14 whole life orders after she was convicted of the murders of seven babies and the attempted murders of six others, will be allowed to renew her efforts before a panel of three judges at the hearing in two months’ time. During Lucy Letby’s trial at Manchester Crown Court, a jury was unable to reach verdicts on six counts of attempted murder including two alleged attempts on the same baby’s life, and as a result will face a retrial in June on a single …

Evil baby killer Lucy Letby given key to her own cell in prison | UK | News

Evil baby killer Lucy Letby given key to her own cell in prison | UK | News

Infant serial killer Lucy Letby is reported to have been given the keys to her own cell, in a move that will shock and anger those who believed she would be kept behind bars for the rest of her life. The Sunday People was told by a member of one of the families devastated by Letby: “We thought they were throwing away the key, and now it turns out she has her own.” As well as her comfortable environment, Letby is said to have befriended two other inmates – Michelle Smith, a mother who murdered her own baby and Shauna Hoare who was imprisoned for her part in the killing of 16-year-old Becky Watts. An outraged source told the Mirror: “They were together 24 hours a day – they were a well-known threesome and were literally never apart.” “They’d spend hours sitting on the wing landing playing board games, eating dinner together and tanning in the courtyard. I think they got on because they all believed they were innocent.” Letby is in HMP Bronzefield in …