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The Lucy Letby jury said they can return majority verdicts

Lucy Letby was a neonatal nurse at the Countess of Chester Hospital – Chester Standard/SWNS.com

The jury in the trial of Lucy Letby, the nurse accused of murdering seven babies and attempting to murder another ten, has been told they can deliver majority verdicts.

The judge, Mr Justice Goss, led the jury on the 15th day of deliberations at Manchester Crown Court.

Ms Letby, a former neonatal nurse at Countess of Chester Hospital, has been accused of attacking babies by injecting them with air, poisoning them with insulin or overfeeding them between June 2015 and June 2016.

The trial began on October 10 last year and the jury heard ten months of evidence.

Last week, a female juror was fired for “good personal reasons,” the judge said.

Mrs Letby from Hereford denies all allegations.

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