England

Dale Cregan: Man charged with assisting killer

Dale Cregan
Image caption Dale Cregan went on the run after killing David Short

A 41-year-old man has been charged with helping killer Dale Cregan while he was on the run.

Marvin Herbert was extradited from the Costa Del Sol in Spain on suspicion of assisting an offender.

He was remanded in custody by Manchester magistrates to appear at Manchester Crown Court on 18 October.

Cregan was jailed for life at Preston Crown Court in June for murdering father and son Mark and David Short and PCs Fiona Bone and Nicola Hughes.