Wigan man denies murdering girlfriend

Joanne Harrison
Joanne Harrison

A WIGAN man has denied killing his 20-year-old partner.

Christopher Foley, 23, pleaded not guilty at Liverpool Crown Court to the murder of Joanne Harrison.

The mum-of-one was found at their home in Cameron Place, Worsley Hall on February 1 and died later at Wigan Infirmary.

Appearing at Liverpool Crown Court via video link from Walton prison, Foley also denied an alternative lesser charge of manslaughter.

He was further remanded in custody to await his trial, expected to last five days, beginning on July 13.