Dale Cregan: Three charged with assisting killer


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Three people have been charged with assisting the one-eyed police killer Dale Cregan and others while they were on the run from authorities. 

Marvin Herbert, 41, was arrested on Thursday in the Costa del Sol area of Spain and extradited to the UK on Thursday.

He was charged on Friday at Manchester City Magistrates' Court with conspiracy to assist an offender

Herbert, who was born in Liverpool and has lived in London, was detained in custody and will appear at Manchester Crown Court on 18 October.

Raj Mohammed Khan, 41, of Bradford, and Patricia Kelly, 55, of Droylsden, Greater Manchester were charged with the same offence on Friday.

The charges for all three relate to the period between 10 August and 17 September last year when Cregan, Anthony Wilkinson and Jermaine Ward were wanted by police.

Cregan was handed a whole-life sentence in June for the murders of Pc Nicola Hughes and Pc Fiona Bone and father-and-son David and Mark Short.

Additional reporting by Press Association