Friday 19 October 2018

Man charged with manslaughter after mum (23) killed in road crash

Natasha Carruthers
Natasha Carruthers

David Young

Detectives investigating a fatal road crash have charged a man with manslaughter.

The 27-year-old is due in court today accused of killing Natasha Carruthers in Co Fermanagh on October 7.

Ms Carruthers, a 23-year-old mother-of-one, was the front seat passenger of a car that crashed between Lisnaskea and Derrylin.

Two other occupants of the vehicle sustained serious injuries.

A friend leaves flowers near the scene of the accident which claimed the life of Natasha Carruthers
A friend leaves flowers near the scene of the accident which claimed the life of Natasha Carruthers

The accused is charged with manslaughter, two counts of dangerous driving causing grievous bodily injury, perverting the course of justice, possession of an offensive weapon and a drugs offence.

Read More: Car crash death of woman (23) being treated as murder, police say

A 20-year-old man questioned and released on bail has now been released without condition.

A 40-year-old man questioned and released on bail will now be reported to prosecutors.

Press Association

Editor's Choice

Also in Irish News