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AN 18-year-old man from Northamptonshire appeared at Swindon Magistrates Court yesterday charged with fraud by false representation over a fake fundraising page set up after the Derry Hill crash.

donate derry hill 2Kyle Saunders, 18, of Wellingborough, Northamptonshire, admitted the charge and will be sentenced on 18 January, 2022.

Wiltshire Police investigated the GoFundMe page titled 'Jordan, Corey, Matt, Ryan Memorial' which was established following the fatal collision on the A4 Derry Hill in August 2020.

A second man, Jason Macdonald, 37, also from Wellingborough, Northamptonshire, has been charged with acquiring, using or possessing criminal property in connection with the case and is due to go on trial on 7 January, 2022.

The families of  the boys who all sadly died in the crash, have been kept updated on the police investigation throughout.