Eltiona Skana Bio, Wiki
Eltiona Skana is a 30-year-old woman, who is understood to originally be from Albania. She has been charged with the murder of a seven-year-old girl who was stabbed to death in a park on Mother’s Day. She is accused of the murder of Emily Jones in Queen’s Park, Bolton, on the afternoon of Sunday 22 March.
Arrested & Charges
She is also charged with possession of a bladed article and will appear before Manchester and Salford Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday, May 26. Skana was arrested at the scene and later detained under the Mental Health Act. She will appear at Manchester and Salford magistrates court on Tuesday. She is also charged with possession of a bladed article.
Emily died shortly after the attack, which was witnessed by her father.
Emily’s Parents Tribute
In a tribute, her parents said: “Emily was seven years old, our only child and the light of our lives. She was always full of joy, love, and laughter. “Emily had such a cheeky smile and was beautiful inside and out. She had a heart as big as her smile.”
She was described as “our own little social butterfly” who enjoyed time with friends and family, playing sports, the outdoors, and “pink sparkly dresses”. They added: “It is truly heartbreaking to wake up to a world without Emily in it and we cannot comprehend why this has happened.
“We would like to thank the members of the public that assisted us in the park and express our gratitude to the emergency services for doing their utmost to save Emily’s life.”