Danny ‘hit by black­mail­ers’

Daily Mirror - - NEWS -

ENG­LAND rugby star Danny Cipri­ani was black­mailed by two women, a court heard yes­ter­day.

Lisa Mur­phy, 39, is claimed to have de­manded cash from the Wasps fly-half, 28, be­tween Septem­ber and Oc­to­ber last year.

She spoke only to iden­tify her­self at Wim­ble­don mag­is­trates court yes­ter­day. The court heard an­other woman, Vi­o­let Smith, will also be charged on Au­gust 31.

Mur­phy, of Woot­ton, Northamp­ton, has a pre­lim­i­nary hear­ing at Kingston crown court next month.

EMO­TION Wil­liam with griev­ing Ben. Left, Kate ear­lier yes­ter­day ADORED Wil­liam and mum Diana

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