RECAP: Reece Tansey murder trial day 1

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  • Reece Tansey, aged 15, died from multiple stab wounds following an altercation in Walker Avenue, Great Lever in the early hours of May 4.
  • Emergency services were called to the street at 4.43am and Reece, a pupil at Harper Green School, was rushed to Salford Royal hospital but doctors were unable to save him.
  • Two teenage boys, aged 14 and 15, were arrested and charged with Reece’s murder. They have both pleaded not guilty.
  • The teenagers, now both aged 15 and who cannot be named for legal reasons, are on trial at Manchester Crown Court with the judge, Mrs Justice Farbey, presiding.


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