Merseyrail death investigation

A Merseyrail guard is appearing in court in Liverpool charged in connection with the death of a girl. Christopher McGee, 45, is charged with the manslaughter by gross negligence, of 16-year-old Georgia Varley, who died last autumn.

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Merseyrail guard to face trial in November

Georgia Varley, 16, died at James Street Station in October

Georgia Varley died in James Street underground station last October.

It is thought she got off her Wirral Line train a stop too early and slipped between the carriage and the platform.

Mr McGee is accused of failing to carry out a final safety check before giving the signal for the train to depart.

He will face trial at Liverpool Crown Court in November.

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