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Access and attention: why serial killers like Lucy Letby often work in healthcare

By Xanthe Mallett, Forensic Criminologist, University of Newcastle
British nurse Lucy Letby was last week sentenced to life in prison for murdering seven infants in her care, and attempting to murder a further six.

As a forensic criminologist, many people have asked me why a medical professional would murder their patients.

While they’re very rare, serial killer healthcare workers often share common traits, and they target a specific, and very vulnerable, victim pool.

While limited research…The Conversation

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