Client cleared of Basingstoke park death

James Newton-Price QC successfully defended his client who was charged with the murder of a drug dealer working for a London drugs network, following a trial lasting 3 weeks at Winchester Crown Court. The case concerned the fatal  stabbing of a man in a local park in February. The Jury returned Not Guilty Verdicts on murder and manslaughter on Friday 20 July after deliberating for 12 hours. 

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