Man charged with manslaughter following deaths of mother and daughter

Man charged with manslaughter following deaths of mother and daughter

Man charged with manslaughter following deaths of mother and daughter

First published in News

A MAN has been charged with manslaughter by gross negligence following the deaths of a mother and daughter on a boat at Windermere last year.

Matthew Eteson, 40, of Church Road, Leyland,  will appear before South Lakeland Magistrates Court on June 18.  

The investigation relates to an incident on April 1 2013 when police were called to Windermere by the ambulance service

It was reported that two people on a privately owned boat were unconscious.

On arrival, Kelly Webster, aged 36 from Leyland and her 10-year-old daughter, Lauren Thornton, were being treated by paramedics.

They were then air lifted to Royal Lancaster Infirmary where they  died.

 

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