Sharon Wootton pleads guilty on Carroll charges

Sharon Wootton
Sharon Wootton

BREAKING NEWS: Sharon Wootton has been cleared of perverting the course of justice in relation to the investigation into the murder of Banbridge Police Constable Stephen Carroll.

Ms Wootton’s defence applied for continuing bail for Sharon Wootton while pre-sentence probation reports are completed. Lord Justice Girvan adjourned passing sentence until a later date

Ms Wootton’s 20-year-old son John Paul remains on trial alongside former Sinn Fein councillor Brendan McConville (40). Both men deny the the murder of Constable Carroll in March 2009.