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Woman killed in Thailand speedboat accident 'was on honeymoon'

Monica O'Connor Credit: MEN Syndication

A Manchester woman killed in a speedboat crash in Thailand was on her honeymoon with her new husband, according to reports.

Monica O’Connor, from Sale, was travelling on the vessel with her groom, Tim, and 30 other tourists on Thursday afternoon when it capsized in rough seas.

The 28-year-old died in the crash alongside two others - a German man and a woman from Hong Kong.

Her new husband survived the catastrophe.



Missing 13-year-old could be in Manchester, say police

Cian Robinson was last seen at around 7am on Wednesday Credit: GMP

Police are becoming increasingly concerned for the whereabouts of a 13-year-old boy from Eccles.

Cian Robinson was last seen at around 7am on Wednesday May 25 at him home on Worsley Road in Eccles.

Cian is described as white, of slim build and around 4ft 9in tall with short ginger hair and a local accent.

He was last seen wearing a green North Face jacket, grey jogging pants and grey trainers.

It is believed that Cian could be in Manchester City Centre, in particular the gay village area.

Anyone with any information about Cian’s whereabouts is asked to contact police as soon as possible on 101 quoting the reference number: 2508 25/5/16. Alternatively please contact the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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