Manchester

Two more men charged over Pc's death in Stockport

Pc Mike Silcock
Image caption Pc Mike Silcock was off-duty when the car hit him

Two men have been charged in connection with the death of Mike Silcock, a Greater Manchester Police officer.

Jake Hayes, 22, of HMP Manchester and Nathan Benson, 20, of HMP Altcourse, have both been charged with conspiracy to commit fraud.

A third man Stephen Benson, 25, of no fixed abode, was charged on Tuesday with causing death by dangerous driving and conspiracy to commit fraud.

Pc Silcock, 30, died after he was hit by a car in Stockport on 6 March 2009.

The off-duty officer died from head injuries at Stepping Hill Hospital after the collision on Didsbury Road, Heaton Mersey, shortly after 2330 GMT.

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