Updates in the case of Mike Silcock: Thomas Joyce and Darren Hamilton have both been charged with conspiracy to commit fraud. They are due before the Stockport Magistrates Court on Friday, July 23, 2010, along with Jake Hayes and Nathan Benson who were earlier charged with conspiracy to commit fraud.
Stephen Benson of no fixed abode was earlier charged with causing death by dangerous driving and conspiracy to commit fraud and is next due before Manchester Minshull Street Crown Court on Wednesday, July 28, 2010.
Mike Silcock, an off-duty Greater Manchester Police officer, was hit by a car on Didsbury Road, Heaton Mersey, shortly after 11.30pm on Friday, March 6, 2009. He was taken to Stepping Hill hospital with a serious head injury, but died a short time later. Another man, 25, was also taken to hospital and has now recovered from his injuries.