BREAKING: Four men cleared of conspiracy to murder Morecambe woman

Four men who were accused of plotting to shoot a woman in Morecambe have been found not guilty of all charges by jurors at Preston Crown Court.

Thursday, 24th May 2018, 12:51 pm
Updated Thursday, 24th May 2018, 2:11 pm
Crown Court

Tanaka Mutambirwa, 25, of no fixed address, was formally cleared of charges of attempted murder and conspiracy to commit murder.

His co-defendants, 50-year-old Dean Tarry, 50, of Westminster Road, Morecambe, 25-year-old Jayden Williams, of Allerton Road, Bradford and 23-year-old Damien Ivory, of Basil Street, Bradford, were found not guilty of a charge of conspiracy to commit murder.

They had been on trial at Preston Crown Court accused of involvement in the attempted murder of Elizabeth Harrison.

Crown Court

The 29-year-old suffered serious facial injuries when a firearm was discharged at an address on Buttermere Avenue, Morecambe, on December 2.

At the time police said she put her nose to the window after hearing a knock, and the weapon was fired through the window.