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Woman due in court over Bertie Acheson death

A woman has been charged with manslaughter by detectives investigating the death of the pensioner earlier this year.

Bertie Acheson, right, with his wife Sheila.
Bertie Acheson, right, with his wife Sheila.
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A WOMAN IS due in court later today charged with the manslaughter of pensioner Bertie Acheson earlier this year.

The 23-year-old woman – whose birthday is today – was arrested in the Antrim area on Monday morning by detectives in Northern Ireland investigating the death of 72-year-old Acheson.

He died after suffering a heart attack as a result of a confrontation with an intruder at his home in Glenmore Gardens in Coleraine on the 30 April this year.

The woman is due to appear at Ballymena Magistrates Court later today.

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