Cregan 'switched' to police

A court has heard how Dale Cregan switched his sights from an "old rival" to the police when he executed a "detailed plan" to lure officers to their deaths in a gun and grenade attack in Greater Manchester. The trial is due to resume on Monday.

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Dale Cregan PCs murder trial set to begin

The trial of a man accused of the murder of two police officers in Greater Manchester will begin today.

Dale Cregan, 29, is accused of killing PCs Nicola Hughes, 23, and Fiona Bone, 32, in a gun and grenade attack, on September 18 last year.

Dale Cregan faces trial for the murder of four people

He is also being tried for the murders of David Short, 46, and his son, Mark, 23, in the months before.

Nine other co-accused are variously charged with helping or taking part in one of the four murders and attempted murders, firearms offences or assisting an offender.

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