A 32-year-old serial killer nurse who is already on trial for allegedly killing seven babies and trying to kill 10 others has struck again. This time, it reportedly involved a premature baby girl whom she tried to force-feed with massive amounts of milk through a nasal tube, a UK court heard.

The nurse was identified as Lucy Letby. Aside from being charged with murdering seven babies and killing ten others, the 32-year-old is now being accused of overfeeding a sick baby while she was watching over her in the Countess of Chester Hospital’s neonatal unit on September 2015, BBC reported.

Letby allegedly struck not long after making a banner to mark the baby’s, known only as Child G, 100th day of life according to prosecutors.

Testifying against Letby was Dr. Stephen Breary, the on-call consultant in the neonatal unit at the time. He said before the Manchester Crown Court that the baby’s health had been improving and was stable on Sept. 6.

But the next day, Breary narrated how he got an emergency call because the baby had very large projectile vomit that landed on the floor and a chair next to her crib.

“This was not something I had witnessed before,” Breary stated.

Dr. Dewi Evans, a medical expert, was brought in by the National Crime Agency to review the case. He admitted that it was pretty unusual for a child to vomit so severely, the Post reported.

“For a baby of 2kg [4.4 pounds] to vomit that far is quite remarkable. Even more astonishing is the vomit that ends up on the chair. That is several feet away,” Breary told the court. “I can’t recall a baby vomiting on the floor. I can’t recall a baby vomiting that distance. It was described quite correctly as extraordinary.”

Asa result, the health of Child G rapidly declined due to the vomiting. She had to be intubated and placed on a ventilator.

Evans added that the only explanation he could give was that the baby was being given “far more milk” than the approved 45 MLS or 1.5 ounces in her feeding tube. He added that this cannot occur accidentally.

Letby was arrested in 2018 after police noticed a spike in the deaths of newborns in the neonatal unit. The 32-year-old woman has denied the allegations but is still being charged with killing five baby boys and two girls, as well as the attempted murder of five boys and five girls.

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