A doctor in the UK who testified in the trial of alleged nurse killer Lucy Letby has recounted how a child’s condition deteriorated after being treated by the accused nurse.

‘It’s nothing I’ve seen before or since,’ Dr David Harkness, a consultant pediatrician who was a registrar at the time Letby worked at the neonatal unit at the Countess of Chester Hospital between the 2015 and 2016, The Sun reported it.

Harkness explained that he was called to a room by Letby when a child began vomiting blood, and within the hour the child’s condition began to rapidly deteriorate with purple spots appearing on his stomach.

Harkness said she knew the baby was in critical condition, but at first she didn’t believe the baby would die.

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Neonatal nurse Lucy Letby, 32, allegedly killed seven babies and attempted to kill 10 more.
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An hour later, the baby was dead.

“It happened right in front of our faces as we stood there,” Harkness told the court.

Letby, 32, is on trial in England for allegedly killing seven children and attempting to kill 10 more.

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A courtroom sketch shows Lucy Letby appearing in court via videolink.

A courtroom sketch shows Lucy Letby appearing in court via videolink.
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Prosecutors said Letby injected some children with insulin or milk, while others injected air. You have allegedly attempted to kill a child three times.

Letby was a “constant and malevolent presence” in the hospital’s neonatal unit in northwest England, prosecutor Nick Johnson argued before a jury when the trial began in September.

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General view of the Countess of Chester Hospital, where Lucy Letby worked, in Chester, England on July 3, 2018.

General view of the Countess of Chester Hospital, where Lucy Letby worked, in Chester, England on July 3, 2018.
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Johnson told jurors that “a poisoner was at work” at the hospital, which he said had been marked by a “significant increase in the number of children who were dying and the number of major catastrophic collapses” after January 2015, before of which he said its infant mortality rates were comparable to other crowded hospitals.

Investigators found that Letby was the “common denominator” and that the infant deaths were in keeping with her changing work schedule.

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Letby pleaded not guilty.

Jon Brown of Fox News contributed to this report.

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