Woman charged with murder of Hyde man

A WOMAN has been charged with murder after a 28-year-old man was killed in Hyde.

On Sunday, April 23, at approximately 2:55pm officers were called to reports of a domestic disturbance at a property on Thorsby Avenue.

Emergency services attended the scene and a man was found in a critical condition.

Despite the best efforts of officers and medical professionals, a man in his 20s was sadly pronounced dead.

Two women (aged 19 and 27) were arrested at the scene on suspicion of attempted murder.

The pair were then further arrested on suspicion of murder later that evening.

On Tuesday, April 250, Katie Yeomans (31/07/1995) of Thorsby Avenue, Hyde was charged with the murder of a 28-year-old man.

She has been remanded in custody and will appear at Manchester Magistrates Court today (Wednesday 26 April 2023).

A 19-year-old woman was released with no further action to be taken.

DCI Mark Davis of GMP’s Major Incident Team said: “Our thoughts are of course with the victim’s family and we will continue to support them at this extremely difficult time.

“Again, I would like to reassure the public that this is an is an isolated incident with no wider risk to the public and we would please ask that members of the public not to speculate on this investigation.

“We can confirm that the 28-year-old victim is Rees Howarth, his family have expressed the following words to be shared in tribute to his memory.

“His family said that Rees was an ‘active and outing man, who was funny and loving. He had a heart of gold and was caring and kind hearted.

“He was a larger than life character who will be sadly missed by all who loved him’ and have expressed that their family and loved ones have privacy while they grieve for their loss.

“I would like to continue to appeal to members of the public for any information from anyone who may know more about this incident to please come forward and speak to GMP.

“If you want to report information or submit any footage, please report this by calling 101 or use our online report tool at www.gmp.police.uk quoting log 1870 of 23/04/2023 or Operation Buzzer.

“Alternatively, you can report information to the independent charity Crimestopperson 0800 555 111.”

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