Letby had been questioned by police in July 2018 regarding the deaths, and kept in custody whilst her home had been searched, but was released without charge.
Now almost a year later, on June 10, 2019, Letby was arrested in relation to those same deaths, and those of a further three babies.
A nurse has been rearrested by police investigating the deaths of babies at the Countess of Chester Hospital’s neo-natal unit.
— BBC North West (@BBCNWT) June 10, 2019
At helm of the investigation is Detective Inspector Paul Hughes, who said:
“As part of our ongoing investigation we have today re-arrested the healthcare professional on suspicion of murder in relation to the deaths of 8 babies and the attempted murder of 6 babies.