Sharon Wootton pleads guilty on Carroll charges

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.

Friday, 17th February 2012, 12:42 pm

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.