Two to Stand Trial in December for Jonathan Fitchett Murder

By on Monday, August 5, 2013

liverpool_crown_courtThe two men charged with the murder of Prescot man Jonathan Fitchett are to stand trial in December.

Gerard Childs, 27, of Rainhill, and Stephen Price, 28, of Prescot, will enter their pleas on 11 October, then begin their trial on 2 December.

They stand accused of beating Fitchett, 22, at Cables Retail Park, Prescot, on Thursday 11 July. The attack happened in the early afternoon, in front of shoppers and retailers.

Paramedics took him to Whiston Hospital, where he died from his injuries a day later, having never regained consciousness.

The accused pair appeared at a hearing in Liverpool Crown Court via video link from Walton Prison this morning, Monday 5 August. They will remain in custody until the trial.

Photo: Man Vyi


  1. sharon

    Tuesday, August 6, 2013 at 12:22 am

    I hope these two horrible beings get what they deserve. Our family will never be the same without our john.

    • Tony minerson

      Thursday, August 8, 2013 at 1:12 am

      There are not beings they are filthy scumbag animals hope they rot in hell or get murdered in jail! Thinking of the family r.i.p jonathon

  2. Lisa

    Wednesday, September 4, 2013 at 11:38 pm

    Pair of bastards!!

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