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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Birmingham children's services is under the spotlight again after the death of the toddler at the hands of her legal guardian.
The toddler died after suffering eight months of abuse at the hands of her legal guardian Kandyce Downer.
After a cool start, Thursday will be another dry and warm day with some good spells of sunshine.