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 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.

Sharon Watson was led by Tim Storrie QC and instructed by Trystan Roberts of Poole Townsend Solicitors for Mr Hughes.

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