Newspaper article The Evening Standard (London, England)

Honour for Detective Who Caught Hit-and-Run Killer -- with Our Help

Newspaper article The Evening Standard (London, England)

Honour for Detective Who Caught Hit-and-Run Killer -- with Our Help

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Byline: Paul Cheston

A DETECTIVE who arrested a hit-andrun killer with the help of the Evening Standard has becomes the first policewoman to win the Livia Award for professionalism and service to justice. Detective Sergeant Cheryl Frost is the 12th winner of the annual award, which she received for leading the investigation into the death of Elizabeth Beach-MacGeagh, who was hit by a car outside Oakleigh Park station in June last year while out jogging with her boyfriend.

The 20-year-old Bristol University student had just started a fashion internship at Moschino in the West End. DS Frost and her team had little physical evidence to go on but two small fragments of plastic were enough to prove the car had been a blue BMW 3 series. Further enquiries narrowed down a list of possible vehicles to 120.

After an appeal in the Standard Aryeris Angelis, 26, gave himself up. He had had the vehicle repaired but police were able to prove the damage that the collision had caused. …

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