Sunday, July 25, 2021
HomeUncategorizedInquest opens into death of woman in south Manchester after daughter charged

Inquest opens into death of woman in south Manchester after daughter charged

Get the inside track on the big stories from Manchester courts with our weekly newsletter

“,”buttonText”:””,”contentId”:18626776,”newsletterImage”:””,”endpointUrl”:””,”profile”:”MEN”,”isPure360NewsLetter”:true,”pure360MailingListId”:”MEN – Court News”,”isDoubleOptIn”:false,”newsletterSiteName”:”Manchester Evening News”}” data-mod=”skinnySignup”>

Invalid EmailSomething went wrong, please try again later.

When you subscribe we will use the information you provide to send you these newsletters. Your information will be used in accordance with ourPrivacy Notice.

An inquest into the death of a woman in south Manchester has been opened – after her daughter was charged with murder.

Manchester Coroners’ Court heard Beverley Scott, 58, was found dead at her home on Holker Close, Longsight, on June 11.

Senior coroner Nigel Meadows summarised reports from officers who attended.

He said Ms Scott was identified by her fingerprints.

She was also identified by housing officer Joanne Casson, who said she has known Ms Scott for five years.

Get the latest updates from across Greater Manchester direct to your inbox with the free MEN newsletter

You can sign up very simply by following the instructions here

Mr Meadows told the court: “Her daughter has been arrested in connection with her death and has been charged with either murder or manslaughter.

“There is an ongoing criminal investigation.”

He suspended the inquest investigation ‘pending the outcome of any criminal proceedings’.

The inquest could be reopened ‘irrespective’ of the outcome, Mr Meadows added.

Cassandra Scott, 35, appeared before a judge on June 16, charged with the murder of her mother.

A trial date was set for January 11 next year.

Read More



Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

- Advertisment -

Most Popular

Recent Comments