Manchester news Aya Hachem murder trial begins today on anniversary of her death - updates Manchester united news
MetiNews.Com - Aya Hachem, 19, was shot in broad daylight on May 17 last year as she was walking on King Street in Blackburn
Breaking News ! Eight people are due to face trial today (May 17) charged with the murder of teenage student Aya Hachem - exactly one year after her death. The 19-year-old, from Blackburn, was gunned down on a shopping trip at around 3pm on Sunday May 17 last year in King Street. Aya, a former Blackburn Central High School pupil, was killed by a gunshot wound when two shots were fired from a passing silver Toyota Avensis as she walked near the Lidl supermarket. The first hit a window of Quick Shine Tyres and the second hit Miss Hachem in the chest. Emergency services attended and she was taken to hospital but was sadly pronounced dead a short time later. A post mortem examination revealed that Aya died as a result of a gunshot wound to her chest. A major investigation was launched with eight people arrested on suspicion of murdering Aya Hachem and the attempted murder of Pacha Khan. The defendants are: Feroz Suleman, 40, of Shear Brow, Blackburn; Kashif Manzoor, 26, of Shakeshaft Street, Blackburn; Judy Chapman, 26, of St Hubert’s Road, Great Harwood; Uthman Satia, 29, and Abubakir Satia, 32, both of Oxford Close, Blackburn; Ayaz Hussain, 35, of Calgary Avenue, Blackburn; Zamir Raja, 33, of Davyhulme Road, Stretford, Manchester; and Anthony Ennis, 31, of Grasmere Court, Partington. They will appear at Preston Crown Court today before Judge Mark Turner and the trial is expected to take 10 week Follow updates from the trial below. Join our Lancashire Court News Facebook group for the latest from the courts.
.They are: Feroz Suleman, Kashif Manzoor, Judy Chapman, Uthman Satia, Abubakr Satia, Ayaz Hussain, Zamir Raja and Anthony Ennis.10:25Sarah HodgsonLaw student died after being shotThe 10-week murder trial starts today.Aya Hachem, a second year law student at the University of Salford, was shot dead at around 3pm on Sunday May 17 last year in King Street.The 19-year-old, a former Blackburn Central High School pupil, was killed by a gunshot wound when two shots were fired from a passing silver Toyota Avensis as she walked near the Lidl supermarket.The first hit a window of Quick Shine Tyres and the second hit Miss Hachem in the chest and killed her.Aya Hachem, 19, was shot dead in a street in Blackburn (Image: PA)09:58Jon MacphersonGood morningGood morning everyone and welcome to Preston Crown Court.The trial into the death of Aya Hachem will begin at 10.30am in court 1.Our reporter Amy Fenton will be bringing live updates to you from today's proceeedings.
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