Man charged with manslaughter following death of Fleetwood woman

A man has been charged in relation to the death of Kiena Dawes from Fleetwood.

On 22nd July 2022, Kiena was found deceased by British Transport Police on the line near Barnacre. 

Kiena, 23, from Fleetwood, had been reported missing a short time earlier.

Following consultation with the Crown Prosecution Service, police have charged Ryan Wellings, 30, with Manslaughter, Controlling and Coercive Behaviour and Assault occasioning Actual Bodily Harm.

Wellings, formerly from Fleetwood but now of Housman Close, Bispham, Blackpool was released on conditional bail to appear at Preston Magistrates Court on 10th July 2024.

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