Pictured: Man who died after being ‘pushed in front of a moving tram’ as woman, 30, appears in court charged with murder

 

Officers were called to Manchester Victoria station (pictured) after a man was struck by a tram 

Philip Carter, 30, died after being hit by a moving tram in Manchester on Sunday

  • Charrissa Loren Brown-Wellington from Oldham was remanded in custody
  • She appeared in front of magistrates over his death today and was sobbing
  • Police said the man was pushed from the platform in front of moving tram

 

This is the man who died after being hit by a tram at Manchester’s Victoria station.

Philip Carter, 30, was pronounced dead at the scene after being struck by a moving tram on Sunday evening.

Mr Carter is understood to have been a labourer and lived alone in north Manchester.

Philip Carter, 30, was pronounced dead at the scene after being struck by a tram on Sunday eveningCharrissa Brown-Wellington is to appear in crown court tomorrow

Philip Carter, 30, was pronounced dead at the scene (left) after being struck by a tram on Sunday evening. Charrissa Brown-Wellington (right) is to appear in crown court tomorrow

Manchester Victoria station is pictured today following the incident in the city two days ago

Manchester Victoria station is pictured today following the incident in the city two days ago

A woman charged with Mr Carter’s murder is due to appear before a crown court judge on Wednesday.

Charrissa Brown-Wellington, 31, of Oldham, sobbed when she was brought before Manchester Magistrates today accused of murder.

She spoke only to confirm her name and address.

Brown-Wellington looked physically upset and was crying and sniffing in court this morningBrown-Wellington spoke only to confirm her name

Brown-Wellington looked physically upset and was crying and sniffing in court this morning

The incident - described as a 'tragic event' - caused disruption to services for several hours

The incident – described as a ‘tragic event’ – caused disruption to services for several hours

Ms Brown-Wellington wore a red jumper and grey tracksuit bottoms and stood as the charge was read out during the brief hearing.

Mr Carter, 30, who has not been formally named by police but was named in court, died after being hit by a tram at Victoria station.

Officers were called to Manchester Victoria station (pictured) after a man was struck by a tram 

Officers were called to Manchester Victoria station (pictured) after a man was struck by a tram

Emergency services attended at around 7.50pm, but Mr Carter was pronounced dead at the scene.

Ms Brown-Wellington was remanded in custody ahead of her appearance at Crown Court.

 

 

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