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Third man charged with murder of Christophe Borgye

Christophe Borgye Photo: ITV Granada

A man has been charged in connection with the death of a man in Ellesmere Port who went missing seven years ago.

Manuel Wagner, aged 28, has been charged with the murder of Christophe Borgye.

Wagner, a German national who now resides in Toxteth, has been remanded into custody and is due to appear before Chester Magistrates’ Court tomorrow morning - Thursday 8.

The charge is in connection with the death of Christophe Borgye at a house on Hylton Court, Ellesmere Port. The 36-year-old French national was reported missing in May 2009.

Human remains were removed from the property on Thursday 16 May 2013 and subsequently identified as that of Christophe Borgye.

  • Sebastian Bendou, 36, of no fixed abode, was found guilty at Chester Crown Court on Wednesday 28 May 2015 of the murder of Christophe Borgye. He was sentenced to life in prison with a minimum of 14 years behind bars.
  • Dominik Kocher, aged 35, from New Abbey in Dumfries, Scotland, was found guilty at Chester Crown Court on Monday 10th March 2014 of the murder of Christophe Borgye. He was sentenced to life in prison with a minimum of 22 behind bars.