- West Country (E)
At Bristol Crown Court for double murder trial of Stephen #Farrow. After yesterday's video link appearance, defendant is again absent.
He admits manslaughter of Rev John Suddards at vicarage in Thornbury, S Glos on grounds of diminished responsibility. Denies murder. #Farrow
Stephen #Farrow also denies murder of Worcs. 77 yo Betty Yates in Jan, a month before vicar's death. Both had been stabbed.
Court hears how a homeless drifter accused of killing a vicar in south Gloucestershire shot dead a swan with an air gun
Images of a killer filmed on CCTV moments after he stabbed a vicar to death in South Gloucestershire were shown to a jury today.
A parishioner and two workmen have told a jury of their shock at discovering the body of a vicar in south Gloucestershire.