Dale Creeganon trial today at Liverpool Crown Court for the murders of Police women Fiona Bone and Nicola Hughes, who were killed in a shocking gun and grenade attack in September. Has denied murdering the two women and pleaded not guilty.
As Creegan appeared via a video link from Wakefield Prison, he also denied the murders of Mark Short, 23, on 25 May and David Short, 46, on 10th of August. Luke Livesey, Damian Gorman, Anthony Wilkinson and Jermaine Ward pleaded not guilty to charges of murder and attempted murder in relation to David and Mark Short. Five others defendants were not asked to enter a plea. Three men were charged with four counts of murder and attempted murders and causing an explosion with a grenade. Five others defendants were not asked to enter a plea.
The story of how two unarmed police officers were lured to a hoax burglary call in Mottram, Greater Manchester then killed in a frenzied gun attack shocked the UK.
A trial date has been set for 4 February 2013 at Preston Crown Court.
Written and presented by Ann Salter