Jay Whiston murder suspect to face trial next year

A man is due to stand trial next year for the murder of teenager Jay Whiston from Clacton.

Jay, 17, was stabbed at a house party in Colchester in September 2012.

Edward Redmund, 18, from Stanway, Colchester was remanded in custody charged with his murder when he appeared in court today, 5 August.

His trial, which is expected to last six weeks, is due to start in January.