MURDER TRIAL: Jury out to consider verdict

Court news.
Court news.

The jury in a double murder trial involving a Boston landlord is now out to consider its verdict.

Mehmet Ozen, 41, of Red Lion Street, Boston, denies the murders of Darren Harwood and Charlotte Piccaver and attempted murder of Keyleigh Wright on April 21 this year.

Miss Wright was Ozen’s flatmate while Mr Harwood, 26, was her partner and Miss Piccaver, also 26, was her friend.

Trial judge Mr Justice Flaux began his summing up to the jury shortly before noon. The jury of seven women and five men retired at about 4pm this afternoon and will continue their deliberations this morning.