18/12/2009

Charges Over Stockport Murder

A woman has been charged in connection with the death of a man whose body was found in the River Tame.

Chelsea Platt, 18, of Furness Grove, Heaton Mersey, Stockport, has been charged with aiding and abetting murder.

She is due to appear at Stockport Magistrates' Court on today (Friday 18 December 2009).

A 17-year-old boy has been bailed until 8 January 2010 pending further inquiries.
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Shortly before 10am on Tuesday 1 December 2009, police were called to Reddish Country Park near Mill Lane following reports a man's body was in the river.

The victim has been formally identified as Martin Hyde, age 22.

A post-mortem examination concluded he died as a result of multiple injuries.

James Dellaway, 24, of Hollywood Towers, Stockport, and Lindsay Dunn, 20, of Hollywood Towers, Stockport, are charged with his murder.

(PR/KMcA)

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