Man killed girlfriend in Crete

A man from Brierley Hill in the Black Country has been convicted of killing his girlfriend. Luke Walker was originally charged with murder - now downgraded to grievous bodily harm leading to death. He was given an 8 year suspended sentence.

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Luke Walker trial hears girlfriend had a 'bad fall'

The friend of a woman killed in Crete, has heard she had a 'bad fall' beforehand.

25-year-old Luke Walker from Brierley Hill is on trial on the holiday island, accused of murdering girlfriend Chelsea Hyndman, who was 20.

Chelsea's friend, Lyndsay Williamson, told the court:

"On the 6th May 2010, we all went out in Malia [a seaside resort] in the evening and were playing drinking games.

"Chelsea had a bad fall, which I didn't see because I was in a bar. When I saw her, she said she hurt her side."

Miss Williamson also said in evidence:

"From 11th May onwards, Chelsea seemed different. She seemed 'spaced out'... She had stomach cramps and was in a foetal position. She wanted to be alone."

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