Woman charged over pensioner death

Published Wednesday, 14 November 2012
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A woman has been charged with manslaughter in connection with the death of Coleraine pensioner Bertie Acheson.

Woman charged over pensioner death
Bertie Acheson, who died as a result of a burglary, and his wife Sheila. (© Family photo)

The 23-year-old was arrested on Monday by detectives from the PSNI Serious Crime Branch and questioned in Antrim, before being charged on Wednesday.

She is due to appear before Ballymena Magistrates Court on Thursday.

Mr Acheson, 72, suffered a heart attack and died after he confronted a robber at his Glenmore Gardens home in the early hours of Monday 30 April.

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