|Woman dies following assault - Higher Ince
The parents of Carly Fairhurst who died following an assault in Higher Ince have paid tribute to her.
Trevor and Sheila FAIRHURST from Hindley said: "Carly was fun-loving and loved by everyone. Now that she has gone it has left a gap in our lives that can never be filled."
Nineteen-year-old Carly died on Tuesday 7 February 2006 in Hope Hospital. She was taken to hospital from an address on Thirlmere Avenue on Wednesday 1 February following reports of an assault.
A post mortem examination revealed she died from head injuries.
Darren PILKINGTON (DOB 19/05/82) of Francis Street in Hindley was charged with section 18 assault on 4 February 2006. He appeared at Wigan Magistrates Court on Monday 6 February 2006 and was remanded in custody.