Jury out in murder trial

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Members of the jury in the trial of a man accused of shooting dead his ex-partner and their daughter have returned to Chelmsford Crown Court to consider their verdict.

The jury retired to consider its verdict yesterday morning (May 10), after the Judge concluded his summing up..

David Oakes, 50, is accused of murdering former partner Christine Chambers and their 2-year-old daughter Shania in Braintree. He denies murder.