All posts tagged "murder"

  • Jonathan Fitchett Murder Trial: Accused Blames Friend for Fatal Punch

    A Rainhill man accused of murder has said his friend landed the blow that led to the death of a Prescot man. Gerard Childs, 27, is charged with the murder of Jonathan Fitchett, 22, who died on...

    • Posted December 12, 2013
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  • Jonathan Fitchett Death Was ‘All a Big Accident,’ Court Hears

    A man accused of murdering Prescot man Jonathan Fitchett has said he was “devastated” over the death, telling the court it was “a big tragic accident.” Stephen Price, 28, of Prescot, is on trial with Gerard Childs,...

    • Posted December 10, 2013
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  • Witness Tells Court of Prescot Retail Park Attack

    A witness in the trial of two men for the murder of Prescot man Jonathan Fitchett told the court that she witnessed “a barrage of punches” in what was a “horrific” attack. Jonathan Fitchett, 22, suffered a...

    • Posted December 4, 2013
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  • Prescot Murder Accused Say Beating Was Self-Defence

    Two men accused of murdering a 22-year-old Prescot man have pleaded not guilty. Jonathan Fitchett died on Friday 12 July this year from injuries he received the previous afternoon, when he was beaten in front of shoppers...

    • Posted December 3, 2013
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  • Two Women Murdered in Knowsley Village

    Police are investigating a double murder in Knowsley Village. A man reported the incident at Huyton Police Station at around noon on Thursday 28 November. Police then found the bodies of Sharon Hayter, 55, and her daughter...

    • Posted November 29, 2013
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  • Charity Night for Jonathan Fitchett Family

    Friends of the late Jonathan Fitchett are holding a charity night in his memory. Prescot man Jonathan lost his life after an attack being attacked on Cables Retail Park in July. He was 22. To help his...

    • Posted August 28, 2013
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  • Hundreds Say Goodbye to Jonathan

    A crowd of about 300 gathered at a Catholic church in Prescot for the funeral of murder victim Jonathan Fitchett this morning (Thursday 8 August). Attendees were overwhelmingly in their teens and twenties. Many had to stand...

    • Posted August 8, 2013
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  • Two to Stand Trial in December for Jonathan Fitchett Murder

    The 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...

    • Posted August 5, 2013
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  • Michael Causer Vigil Remembers Victims of Hate

    Friends, family and their supporters will gather on Friday 2 August to commemorate five years since the murder of gay Whiston teenager Michael Causer. The vigil, to be held in the Stanley Street Quarter of Liverpool, honours...

    • Posted July 25, 2013
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  • Jonathan Fitchett Tributes Only Heighten the Puzzle of His Murder

    Years after the wind has swept away the last of the flowers, a patch of concrete outside a retail unit in Prescot will remain a place both hideous and sacred to hundreds. In this spot four men...

    • Posted July 16, 2013
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