Officers' families arrive united at murder trial

Family members of Pc Nicola Hughes and Pc Fiona Bone, arrive at Preston Crown Court. Credit: PA Wire

The family and loved ones of two police officers shot and killed in Manchester arrived at court amid high security.

Pc Nicola Hughes and Pc Fiona Bone were killed in a gun and grenade attack last year.

Dale Cregan is charged with their murder and his trial is due to start at Preston Crown Court today.

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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.