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Man charged over police death graffiti

A 33 year old man from the Isle of Man has been charged with criminal damage following an investigation into graffiti that was daubed on a garage door in Castletown in the early hours of Saturday morning.

The graffiti allegedly made reference to murdered Greater Manchester police officers. PC Fiona Bone and Nicola Hughes. Fiona, lived on the island before moving to Manchester, was shot dead along with her colleague while on duty in September.

The man will appear at Douglas Courthouse on Monday 22nd October 2012.

Offensive graffiti about PC deaths discovered

Pc Fiona Bone and Pc Nicola Hughes Credit: ITV Granada

Police on the Isle of Man say they've discovered offensive graffiti about the deaths of two police officers and are searching for the offender.

The graffiti found on a garage door near a property on the south of the island also referred to the Hillsborough disaster.

Fiona Bone, who lived on the island before moving to Manchester, was killed along with colleague PC Nicola Hughes while on duty in September.

Dale Cregan, 29, has been charged with their murders and two others. The graffiti included Mr Cregan's name.

Police say they've asked one media outlet to take down a picture which showed the damage from their website "out of respect to victims’ families and the aggrieved party in respect of the damage caused this morning."


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