05/06/2013

Man Admits Cardiff Hit-And-Runs

A 31-year-old man has admitted manslaughter on grounds of diminished responsibility in connection with the hit-and-run death of Karina Manzies in Cardiff last year.

Ms Menzies (31) was walking with her children near Ely fire station on Cowbridge Road West when Matthew Tvrdon deliberately drove into them in a white van, he then turned around and ran over Ms Menzies a second time.

13 people where hurt at five different locations in Cardiff.

Alongside the manslaughter charge, Tvrdon admitted seven counts of attempted murder, but denied one charge of murder and six other counts of attempted murder.

(MH/CD)


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