Cornwall news Truro Crown Court trials cancelled as of next week, judge confirms UK news

MetiNews.Com - One courtroom is being deep cleaned after a "Covid incident"

Cornwall news Truro Crown Court trials cancelled as of next week, judge confirms UK news

MetiNews.Com - One courtroom is being deep cleaned after a "Covid incident"

Cornwall news  Truro Crown Court trials cancelled as of next week, judge confirms UK news
14 January 2021 - 12:00

Breaking News ! Jury trials at Truro Crown Court are once again to be halted as a result of the worsening Covid-19 pandemic. Judge Robert Linford made the announcement during a minor hearing held at the court today (Thursday). Judge Linford confirmed that as of next week, jury trials will be postponed until it is safe to hold them. He went on to warn that the move will create a huge backlog with trials likely to stack up as a result. The move will be a blow for victims seeking justice and defendants wishing to learn their fate.

. One of Truro Crown Court’s two courtrooms is being deep cleaned. You can stay up-to-date on the top news near you with CornwallLive's FREE newsletters – find out more about our range of daily and weekly bulletins and sign up here or enter your email address at the top of the page. Judge Linford also said steps are being taken “to dramatically reduce the number of people coming into the building” with more and more defendants and legal representatives appearing over video-link. Since the resumption of jury trials following the first lockdown jurors have been separated by special screens and kept apart to ensure social distancing.

Source = MetiNews.Com - Cornwall

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Cornwall news Truro Crown Court trials cancelled as of next week, judge confirms UK news


Cornwall news Truro Crown Court trials cancelled as of next week, judge confirms UK news


Cornwall news Truro Crown Court trials cancelled as of next week, judge confirms UK news


Cornwall news Truro Crown Court trials cancelled as of next week, judge confirms UK news

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