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Former Corrie star John Michies daughters boyfriend denies manslaughter after her death

Corrie star John Michie's late daughter's boyfriend denies manslaughter
John Michie and daughters Louella (left) and Daisy Michie (right). (Picture: Alpha Press)

Ceon Broughton, boyfriend of Louella Fletcher-Michie, has pleaded not guilty to manslaughter following the models death.

Louella was found dead on September 11 2017, after attending Bestival music festival. She had taken psychedelic party drug 2CP at the event.

Louellas father John Michie played Karl Munro in Coronation Street and Guy Self in Holby City.

(Picture: Instagram) Ceon Broughton and Louella Michie
Ceon Broughton and Louella Michie (Picture: Instagram)

According to the Bournemouth Echo Ceon also denied three additional charges of supplying 2CP to Louella at the festival and to her and another person at Glastonbury in 2017. He has been released on unconditional bail before the start of a trial which will begin on February 4 2019.

In a statement released through Michies agent shortly after his daughters death last year, the family said: Our hearts are broken by this horrific tragedy. Louella inspired all who knew her with her joy of life. The family would like to thank everyone for their heartfelt tributes and messages.

MANDATORY CREDIT: Zoe Barling Undated family handout file photo of Louella Michie, the daughter of Holby City and former Coronation Street actor John Michie. 28-year-old Ceon Broughton has been charged with her manslaughter, after she died at the Bestival music festival. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Friday February 23, 2018. See PA story SHOWBIZ Bestival. Photo credit should read: Zoe Barling/PA Wire NOTE TO EDITORS: This handout photo may only be used in for editorial reporting purposes for the contemporaneous illustration of events, things or the people in the image or facts mentioned in the caption. Reuse of the picture may require further permission from the copyright holder.
Louella Michie was 25. (Picture: PA)

John recently became an ambassador for The Good Grief Project, an organisation which was set up to understand grief as a creative and active process.

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When your child dies it is devastating for the family, and in many cases affects people for the rest of their lives, John has previously said. It is for this reason I am honoured to become an Ambassador for this vital and worthy charity.

Michie, 61, and his wife Carol – a former Hot Gossip singer – have two other children, Daisy and Sam.

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