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Lucy Letby is a child killer. Last year she was convicted of murdering seven babies and trying to murder six more while working as a neo-natal nurse at the Countess of Chester Hospital, in the NW of England and was sentenced to spend her life in jail.
She is now back in court to face a retrial on one charge the jury could not reach a verdict on - the alleged Attempted Murder of a premature baby girl, known as Baby K.
Follow the trial's evidence just as the jury do, with twice-weekly reports from Daily Mail northern correspondent Liz Hull and broadcast journalist Caroline Cheetham.
In this podcast, they bring you far more detail about what the jury heard, examine key moments of the trial, and conduct exclusive interviews with investigative detectives, victims, and experts.
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The Trial of Lucy Letby: Baby K Daily Mail

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    • 4.3 • 51 Ratings

Lucy Letby is a child killer. Last year she was convicted of murdering seven babies and trying to murder six more while working as a neo-natal nurse at the Countess of Chester Hospital, in the NW of England and was sentenced to spend her life in jail.
She is now back in court to face a retrial on one charge the jury could not reach a verdict on - the alleged Attempted Murder of a premature baby girl, known as Baby K.
Follow the trial's evidence just as the jury do, with twice-weekly reports from Daily Mail northern correspondent Liz Hull and broadcast journalist Caroline Cheetham.
In this podcast, they bring you far more detail about what the jury heard, examine key moments of the trial, and conduct exclusive interviews with investigative detectives, victims, and experts.
Follow us on X @thetrialpodcast
Contact us at thetrial@mailmetromedia.co.uk
Leave a comment on Spotify or even send us a voice note on WhatsApp - +447796657512 (start your message with 'Trial')
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    Back in the dock

    Back in the dock

    In this episode Caroline and Liz are back at Manchester Crown Court as neo-natal nurse Lucy Letby returns to the dock. This time she is facing one charge – the attempted murder of a very premature baby girl, known as Baby K.
    Today, as the trial got underway, the jury were told she was caught “virtually red handed” by a consultant as she tried to dislodge the breathing tube of Baby K in an attempt to kill her. She then allegedly dislodged the tube twice more to cover her tracks. 
    The jury were told Lucy Letby is a convicted baby killer and her previous convictions were relevant to the charge she now faces.
    She denies the charge and her defence barrister told the court Baby K was so premature that she was clinically fragile.
    Both the prosecution and the defence barristers told the jury they ultimately had to decide if they believed the consultant who claims he caught her in the act.
    Follow the trial's evidence just as the jury do, with twice-weekly reports from Daily Mail northern correspondent Liz Hull and broadcast journalist Caroline Cheetham.
    In this podcast, they bring you far more detail about what the jury heard, examine key moments of the trial, and conduct exclusive interviews with investigative detectives, victims, and experts.
    Follow us on X @thetrialpodcast
    Contact us at thetrial@mailmetromedia.co.uk
    Leave a comment on Spotify or even send us a voice note on WhatsApp - +447796657512 (start your message with 'Trial')
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    • 23 min
    Episode 64: Over to you…

    Episode 64: Over to you…

    In this episode, Caroline and Liz sign off for the time being. So they’re handing over to you and will try to answer some of the questions you’ve been asking throughout the trial. Many of these questions couldn't be addressed earlier due to legal restrictions, and they still can’t answer everything, but they’ll shed some light on some of the things you’ve wanted to know. 
    They also bring up an update from the steps of Manchester Crown Court about a development in the trial against Lucy Letby.
    Thanks for listening and we’ll be back with any updates.
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    • 22 min
    Episode 63: The expert witness

    Episode 63: The expert witness

    In this episode Caroline and Liz chat to eminent barrister Mary Prior KC, who explains just how defendants appeal their convictions following the announcement that Lucy Letby plans to contest the jury’s verdicts in her case.
    We also have an exclusive interview with the prosecution’s main expert witness Dr Dewi Evans, who tells us why he fears Lucy Letby may have killed or harmed more babies in her care.
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    • 43 min
    Episode 62: The court watchers

    Episode 62: The court watchers

    In this episode Caroline and Liz bring together people from the public gallery who followed this trial for a chat about how this case has affected them.
    And we’ll share some of last night’s candlelit vigil for the babies at Chester Cathedral.
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    • 29 min
    Episode 61: Another Judge

    Episode 61: Another Judge

    In this episode Caroline and Liz chat to expert legal commentator, Joshua Rozenberg KC, who explains just why Lady Justice Thirlwall is the perfect judge to chair the public inquiry into Lucy Letby’s crimes, and Tamlin Bolton, a senior lawyer with Switalskis Solicitors, who is representing several of the victims’ families.
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    • 32 min
    Episode 60: The Whistleblower

    Episode 60: The Whistleblower

    In this episode, Caroline and Liz speak to Dr. Fiona MacRae, an anaesthetist at the Countess of Chester Hospital for over 25 years including the time that Lucy Letby was on the neonatal unit. Dr. MacRae gives us a unique insight into the hospital culture that, she says, could have facilitated an environment that allowed Lucy Letby to get away with murder for as long as she did.
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    • 36 min

Customer Reviews

4.3 out of 5
51 Ratings

51 Ratings

Katenj2 ,

Miscarriage of justice

Stark parallels to nurse Lucia De Berk who was wrongly convicted of four murders and three attempted murders on a paediatric ward; now considered one of the worst miscarriages of justice in the Netherlands…

eachpersonsfamily ,

Very informative but some things a little off

I have found this factual and informative. However I had to skip the first few min because I hated hearing the host say “was or is, someone’s son or daughter “ there is no “was” they are always their son or daughter! Found that insensitive writing

Podcatsatno6 ,

Great info and style but …

Newspaper journalists are so great at what they do, Liz and Kim are the reason there’s any content but they sound like they’re reading off a sheet. Maybe a little voice coaching would have helped.
And the music is the same bit repeated throughout - that will be from a track surely and it could have been from a different part of the track.

But overall really great and thank you

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