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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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Trial adjourned: Luke Walker granted bail to the UK

The court has adjourned in the trial of Luke Walker- the man accused of murdering his girlfriend in Greece.

The court sat for less than an hour before adjourning because key prosecution witnesses had not been summoned.

Many of the witnesses in the case had flown in from Britain.

Walker's solicitor, George Pyromallis, asked that the defendant, who's spent the last two-and-a-half years in Crete, be allowed to return to England on bail.

The Walker family were emotional, some in tears, as the court granted bail to the UK.

Speaking after the hearing, Luke said it was the "best outcome so far".

Luke, who's from Brierley Hill near Dudley, has always denied killing 20-year-old Chelsea Hyndman.

He will return to Brierley Hill with his family and may work in the family's electrical business.

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