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Man charged with manslaughter

Ryan Harrison, 22, who died at Guildford Station earlier this year

Four men have been charged following the death of 22-year-old Ryan Harrison at Guildford station on Saturday, 30th March 2013.

The four men were charged by the British Transport Police after answering bail on 23rd July 2013.

Joshua Elphick, 20, of Abbots Wood, Guildford, has been charged with manslaughter and affray.

Jack Hardy, 20, of Findlay Drive, Guildford, Adam Kulikowski, 20m of Dukes Close, Cranleigh, Sussex, and Harry Miller, 20, of Coltsfoot Drive, Guildford, have been charged with affray.

All four men are due to appear at Guildford Magistrates’ Court on 6th August 2013.

Girlfriend pays tribute to 'soul mate' after train death

Jaime-Leigh Egerton and Ryan Harrison Credit: BTP

The girlfriend of 22-year-old Ryan Harrison, who died at Guildford station on Saturday, March 30, has today paid tribute to her "best friend and soul mate".

Jaime-Leigh Egerton, 20, released the statement through British Transport Police (BTP) as they continue their investigation into the incident.

It is believed Ryan, with a friend, was involved in an altercation with a group of men at the station at around 11.40pm. Shortly after he fell in the gap between a train, which had just begun to move, and the platform. He died of his injuries.

Three 19-year-old men, two from Guildford and a third man from Cranleigh, were arrested on suspicion of murder in connection with the incident. They have been released on police bail, due to return in May.

Det Ch Insp Iain Miller said: “We are now a week into the investigation and a dedicated team of detectives have been working extensively to try and establish the full circumstances leading up to the tragic death of Ryan.

“However, we are still very much appealing for anyone with information, no matter how small or insignificant it may seem to them, to come forward.

Jaime-Leigh Egerton, said: “I haven't just lost my beloved boyfriend, I've lost my best friend and my soul mate. Ryan was a unique man with so many special qualities, you just couldn't help but love the person he was.

“He made every day together a blessing, he inspired me to do better and to be better. He had the biggest, kindest heart with the cheekiest smile. We were destined for each other and taught each other about true love."

Anyone with information is asked to call British Transport Police on 0800 405040.