A hit and run driver has been jailed for killing five-year-old Sam Walker in Manchester 12 years ago.Read the full story ›
A second man has been charged in connection with the death of Samuel Walker. The 5 year old was knocked down and killed 11 years ago in Chorlton. The driver of a silver Mitsubishi Gallant, registered number J722 BUY failed to stop at the scene. Three hours after the crash, the owner of the car reported it stolen to the police.
In September 2012, officers from Greater Manchester Police reopened the case. Police have today charged Craig Chevelleau from Longsight, with perverting the course of justice.
Yesterday Nawnee Mackin was charged with causing death by dangerous driving. Both men will appear at Manchester Magistrates Court next month.
Eleven years ago a five year old boy lost his life. There are still a number of people in the community of Chorlton-cum-Hardy who have information about the death of Samuel Walker. I would urge these people to examine their conscience. If you have any information please do the right thing and come and speak to us, in confidence if necessary.”
A man has been charged with causing death by dangerous driving following after a five-year old boy from Manchester was killed 11 years ago.
On Sunday 9 February 2003, Samuel Walker was knocked down and killed on Hardy Lane in Chorlton. The driver failed to stop at the scene.
Nawnee Mackin, 34 from Chorlton will appear at Manchester Magistrates Court on Friday 5th December 2014.
A second man, Craig Chevelleau, 34 from Longsight, is wanted by police for perverting the course of justice.
Senior Investigating Officer, Sergeant Lee Westhead said:
Eleven years ago, a five-year-old boy lost his life. "There are still a great many people in the community of Chorlton-cum-Hardy who have information about the death of Samuel Walker. "I would urge these people to examine their conscience.
If you have any information please do the right thing and come and speak to us, in confidence if necessary."
Police are searching for the driver of a red Volvo who knocked down a seven-year-old child and then drove off.
It happened on Highfield Road, Salford at about 6.20pm on Tuesday 11 March 2014.
The boy was playing football in the street when a Volvo V1, the registration of which is unknown, drove around a nearby corner and collided with him, knocking him to the ground.
The driver stopped further up the street and got out of his car to look, before driving off towards Liverpool Street.
The boy suffered bruises and grazes to his right knee, right hand and elbow and was taken to Salford Royal Hospital for treatment.
Police have bailed two men who were arrested over a hit-and-run that killed man in Manchester.
Craig Rodger was mown down by a Porsche in Chorlton on Monday night. The driver did not stop. The sportscar was later found abandoned and burned-out.
Detectives questioned two men, aged 25 and 32, on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving. Both have been bailed until April.
A pedestrian has died after he was mown down by a Porsche in a hit-and-run in Manchester.
The 26-year-old had fought for his life in hospital since being struck in Chorlton last night.
Police later discovered the sportscar had been dumped and burned-out.
Officers have arrested a 32-year-old man.
Police are searching for the driver of a burned-out Porsche that was involved in a hit-and-run in Manchester.
The vehicle was dumped and torched, after hitting a man who was crossing Wilbraham Road in Chorlton at 10.20pm last night. He is now critically ill in hospital.
Officers say the driver "knows who they are and what they have done" and insist they "will find them no matter how long it takes".
The sportscar's registration is MX10 OBK.
Police are investigating a hit and run in Chortlon, Manchester after a man was left critically ill when he was knocked down by a Porsche. The 26 year old man was hit whilst crossing Wilbraham Road at 10:20pm and is critically ill in hospital.
It happened near Spread Eagle pub, the drive of the black Porsche Panamera did not stop. The car has since been recovered after being found burned out and abandoned on Brookburn Road.
A dedicated team of specialist officers are now investigating this collision. The driver knows who they are and what they have done, they should also know that we will find them no matter how long it takes and we will bring them to account. I will appeal directly to the driver and say come and speak to the Police now on your terms before we come knocking on your door. I will also appeal to the family and friends of the driver. Do not protect this person, we will investigate and take action against anyone who does. This is no time for misplaced loyalty, a young man is fighting for his life."
Sergeant Lee Westhead is part of the team investigating the death of Sam Walker who was knocked down and killed ten years ago in Chorlton.
Police investigating the death of a five-year-old boy, who was knocked down and killed by a car in Chorlton more than 10 years ago, have made three arrests. It follows a public appeal for information earlier this year on the 10th anniversary of Sam Walker's death.
A 33-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving, a 31-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of perverting the course of justice and perjury and a 56-year-old woman was arrested on suspicion of perjury.
All three remain in police custody for questioning.