Luke Walker from Brierley Hill in the Black Country burst into tears in court in Crete today after a friend described his relationship with his girlfriend Chelsea Hyndman.
Lyndsay Williamson, who had been friends with Miss Hyndman from Yorkshire since 2007, said the couple had fallen in love quickly and their two-year relationship was strong.
Fighting back tears she told the court: "He loved her 100 per cent"
Luke Walker who is 25 denies murdering 20-year-old Chelsea Hyndman on the holiday island three years ago.
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