A thirty one year old woman is in custody after a man was pushed into a moving tram at Victoria Station, causing him to fall between the platform and tram.

The incident happened around 7.50pm on Sunday 11 June as police were called to Victoria Station to reports of a collision involving a man and a tram.

Emergency services attended but the man, believed to be in his 30s, sadly died at the scene.

A 31-year-old woman was arrested at the scene on suspicion of murder and remains in police custody.

Senior Investigating Officer Bob Tonge of GMP’s Major Incident Support Unit, said: “This is a tragic event where a man has lost his life and the circumstances surrounding this are being fully investigated.

“We will be questioning the woman in custody later today to ascertain the exact circumstances of how the man came to his death and my thanks goes to those who witnessed the incident and have got in touch with us – your accounts have been extremely helpful and have meant we have been able to escalate our enquiries quickly.”

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