AZ Man Mark Bettencourt ID’d As Victim In Thursday Night Hereford Fatal Vehicle Crash

COCHISE COUNTY, AZ. (THECOUNT) — Mark Bettencourt, of Hereford, Arizona, has been identified as the victim in a fatal Thursday vehicle crash in Cochise County.

Bettencourt, 31, was killed in a two-vehicle crash near Hereford Thursday night.

According to reports, Bettencourt was operating a Honda Accord on Route 92 near Turkey Track Road, when for unknown reasons, the vehicle crossed centerlines and into opposing lanes around 5:40 p.m. Thursday. The vehicle then came into head-on contact with a GMC pickup truck.

Bettencourt was pronounced dead at the scene of blunt force trauma injuries.

The pickup driver was transported to an area hospital with unknown non-life threatening injuries.

Friends and family members took to Facebook to remember Bettencourt:

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.


Geo quick facts: Cochise County is located in the southeastern corner of the U.S. state of Arizona. The population was 131,346 at the 2010 census. The county seat is Bisbee. Cochise County includes the Sierra Vista-Douglas, Arizona Metropolitan Statistical Area – Wikipedia.

UK Shock After 28-Year-Old Female Nurse Arrested In At Least 17 Neonatal Unit Deaths

CHESTER, UK. (THECOUNT) — Lucy Letby has been identified as the woman arrested on suspicion of the murder of eight babies and the attempted murder of at least another six at a hospital where she was employed.

Letby, 28, was arrested on Tuesday in an investigation into the deaths of 17 infants at the The Countess Of Chester Health Park, Liverpool Rd, Chester CH2 1UL, UK.

The arrest comes as part of a long-running investigation into a higher than expected number of baby deaths at the hospital.

Detectives are also investigating 15 non-fatal collapses at the neonatal unit between March 2015 and July 2016. The cases being investigated involve families from the Cheshire and north Wales area. Police were asked to investigate the deaths of eight babies at Chester in May 2017, a probe which has since widened to include nine more. Continue reading