Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Woman to Face Trial Accused of Tram-Death Man's Murder

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Woman to Face Trial Accused of Tram-Death Man's Murder

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A WOMAN who is accused of murdering a man who was hit by a moving tram is expected to go on trial in October in a hearing lasting a week.

Charrissa Loren Brown-Wellington, 31, is charged with the murder of Philip Carter, a 30-year-old labourer from north Manchester who was fatally injured at Victoria Station on Sunday night.

The M.E.N. understands that Ms Brown-Wellington, who was born in Crumpsall and lives at Whitley Street, Oldham, was a stranger to him. At her first crown court appearance, Judge David Stockdale QC set a trial date for October 30, although the defendant was not invited to enter a plea.

There is a amount of from Victoria be considered Prosecutor Mark Kellet said: "There is a substantial amount of CCTV footage from Victoria Station to be considered in detail." Ms Brown-Wellington wept after entering the dock at Manchester Crown Court yesterday morning. …

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