Acquittal in Barrow Murder Trial

A Barrow man has been acquitted of the murder of a neighbour after a trial at the Crown Court at Preston.

William Hughes, of Broad Close, Ormsgill, had been accused of the murder of David Greenall in June 2020.

Prosecutors alleged that he had stabbed Mr Greenall during a fight between neighbours that arose out of a dispute over Mr Hughes’ dogs.

A jury acquitted Mr Hughes after deliberating on 24th May. Following his acquittal the Defendant was discharged.

Tim Storrie QC and Sharon Watson, instructed by Trystan Roberts of Poole Townsend, for the Defendant.

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