Died on 18th September 2012
Constable Hughes was shot while attending a bogus 999 report of a burglary at a house in Mottram. As Constable Hughes and her colleague approached the front door of the house, a man opened fire and shot both officers several times. As the officers lay injured on the ground, the man then threw a hand grenade at them. Constable Hughes was fatally injured.
She was 23.