Mersey-Cheshire Crown Prosecution Service statement re Scott Sheard

08/10/2014

Janet Potter, Head of the Complex Casework Unit for the Crown Prosecution Service, Mersey-Cheshire, said:

"The original decision by the Crown Prosecution Service not to prosecute Stuart Humphreys for the manslaughter of Scott Sheard has been the subject of further review.

"It has now been decided that there is sufficient evidence to prosecute Stuart Humphreys for manslaughter and that it is in the public interest to do so.

"Mr Humphreys will be summoned to appear before South Sefton Magistrates Court on a date to be confirmed."