Woman admits manslaughter of mum-of-six Michelle Pearson, 37, killed in Salford house fire

A WOMAN has pleaded guilty to the manslaughter of Michelle Pearson, who died in a house fire in Salford, Greater Manchester.

Courtney Brierley, 23, appeared over videolink at Manchester Crown Court this afternoon.

She entered a guilty plea to the offence of manslaughter of 37-year-old Ms Pearson, a mum-of-six.

Shortly before 5am on December 11, 2017, police and fire crews were called to reports of a house fire on Jackson Street in Walkden.

Ms Pearson was taken to hospital. She sadly died on August 25, 2019.

Brierley, of HMP Send, will be sentenced at a later date.

Zak Bolland, 26, and David Worrall, 28, are due to stand trial on Monday (March 15) charged with murder.

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