The British production company ITN has won rights to access police investigation into the UK’s worst child killer Lucy Letby in process to make a detailed documentary.
The documentary will be based on the deep investigation led by Cheshire Police and the British Crown Prosecution Service into Letby case, who was convicted of murdering seven babies and attempting to murder six more at Countess of Cheshire Hospital between 2015 and 2016.
Earlier this week, Letby was given a life sentence. The nurse hasn’t made any statement since the conclusion of her trial, neither has she attend court for her sentencing.
According to The Times reports, ITN was among sex other companies, including BBC in process to secure the documentary rights. It also reported that the documentary could be distributed on the Netflix streaming platform or via UK broadcaster Channel 4.
Soon after Letby was found guilty, a number of documentaries have already explored the investigation details, which include BBC’s ‘Lucy Letby: The Nurse Who Killed’, aired in its popular Panorama primetime slot.
ITV as well delved into the intricacies of the case with digging deep into Letby’s personal background in its documentary of the same title if BBC.