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Murder trial in Crete

The trial of a man from the Black Country accused of killing his girlfriend will resume next week. Luke Walker is accused of beating girlfriend Chelsea Hyndman to death in 2010. He denies murder.

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Luke Walker trial: jurors sworn in

Luke Walker (left) Credit: PA

A man from the West Midlands has gone on trial accused of murdering his girlfriend on the holiday island of Crete.

Luke Walker, 24, of Brierley Hill near Dudley, has always denied killing 20-year-old Chelsea Hyndman, who died in May 2010 after going to hospital with abdominal pains.

Mr Walker's brother Ryan and father Patrick are also in court today for the start of the trial.

After the four jurors were sworn in, Walker spoke through an interpreter to confirm his identity.

He gave his occupation as "electrician" and told the three judges he lived in Stalis, a coastal resort in Crete.

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