South Norwood man accused of killing Merton traffic policeman Andrew Duncan in Sutton hit-and-run appears in court

Gary Cody appeared in court via video link today

Gary Cody appeared in court via video link today

First published in News
Last updated
Croydon Guardian: Photograph of the Author by , Chief Reporter

Gary Cody, the man accused of fatally injuring PC Andrew Duncan in a hit-and-run attack in Sutton last month, appeared in court over video link this morning.

The 25-year-old, from Holland Road, South Norwood, spoke only to confirm his name as he made his first Crown Court appearance in connection with the death of PC Duncan on a video link with HMP Belmarsh where he is on remand.

Father-of-two PC Duncan, from East Molesey, was fatally injured when he tried to flag down a black Volkswagen Golf during a routine traffic enforcement operation in Reigate Avenue, Rosehill, on Friday, September 20. The car left the scene.

The Merton-based 47-year-old was taken to hospital with a broken neck but died two days later. A post mortem concluded he died from multiple injuries.

Croydon Guardian: PC Andy Duncan on a recent holiday to New York

PC Andy Duncan on a holiday to New York

Cody was arrested after he went to a police station several hours later.

Earlier that day officers seized a suspect car that had been dumped in Hyde Walk, less than a mile from where the collision happened.

Cody is due to appear at Kingston Crown Court for a plea and case management hearing on December 20.

Send us your news, pictures and videos

Most read stories

Local Info

Enter your postcode, town or place name

About cookies

We want you to enjoy your visit to our website. That's why we use cookies to enhance your experience. By staying on our website you agree to our use of cookies. Find out more about the cookies we use.

I agree