Connor killing was 'self-defence'

A jury has been told that a boy accused of killing a teenager outside a shop in Sussex was acting in self-defence. Connor Saunders died from brain injuries after being punched during an argument in Rottingdean earlier this year.

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Teenager's killing was "self-defence"

A jury has been told that a boy accused of killing a teenager outside a shop in Sussex was acting in self-defence. Promising footballer Connor Saunders, 19, died from brain injuries after being punched during an argument in Rottingdean earlier this year.

A 14-year-old is on trial, accused of his manslaughter. Malcolm Shaw sent this report from Hove Crown Court. The trial continues.

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