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Dale Cregan trial: Father held 'son shot in the pub'

The father of a man allegedly killed by Dale Cregan told police he held his dying son in his arms, a jury heard.

A written statement by David Short, who was later killed, was read to Preston Crown Court telling how he held his son Mark in The Cotton Tree pub, Droylsden.

His partner Michelle Kelly told the court how she saw her son shot dead.

Dale Cregan, 29, denies murdering Mark Short, 23, David Short, 46, and two police officers, PCs Fiona Bone, 32, and Nicola Hughes, 23.

Ed Thomas reports from Preston Crown Court.

  • 11 Feb 2013
  • From the section UK
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