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Stephen Farrow Trial

The trial has begun of a man charged with murdering a vicar at his home in South Gloucestershire.

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Stephen Farrow Trial: Police release threatening note

Police have released a picture of the note allegedly left by the man accused of murdering a Thornbury vicar and a former school teacher.

The note was left pinned to the kitchen table Credit: Gloucestershire Police

Stephen Farrow admits the manslaughter of the Reverend John Suddards earlier this year on the grounds of diminished responsibility but denies murder.

He's admitted a separate charge of burglary of a house in Thornbury when the prosecution claims he left a note pinned to the kitchen table reading: "Be thankful you did not come back or we 'd have killed you Christian scum. I hate God."

The trial has been adjourned until Monday.

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