Birmingham news Stourbridge man, 22, denies murder of pensioner at Shropshire beauty spot MetiNews.Com
MetiNews.Com - Moses Christensen has admitted possession of a "duct combat-style" knife at Brown Clee Hill
Breaking News ! A man has pleaded not guilty to the murder of an elderly man at Brown Clee Hill. The 70-year-old victim’s body was found at the summit of Shropshire’s highest hill last summer. Moses Christensen, 22, from Stourbridge appeared at Stafford Crown Court today (January 13), where he denied murder charges but admitted possession of a combat-style knife at the beauty spot. Via video link, he spoke only to enter his pleas and to confirm that he understood that he has been ordered to attend his trial, beginning in February. The view from the top of the Clee Hills. The court heard next month's trial is expected to last for around five days and will include accounts from 11 witnesses.
. Christensen, of Corser Street, Oldswinford, admitted possessing the "duct combat-style" knife in a public place, namely Brown Clee Hill, without reasonable excuse on August 13 last year.
The murder charge faced by the defendant alleges that he killed Mr Hall on the same date. He has been remanded into custody at a secure psychiatric hospital on Merseyside. The Recorder of Stafford, Judge Kristina Montgomery QC, told him: "As you have heard, your trial will begin on February 23 "You will be produced before the court for your trial."
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