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CASES OF INTEREST AT THE OLD BAILEY ON THURSDAY
Court 2 at 10am trial of Philip Tarver accused of murdering his 86 year old mother with an ornamental sword and then decapitating her at their detached £600,000 Surrey home. He allegedly stored her head in a freezer.
Court 5 at 10am New trial of Brusthom Ziamani, 24, and Baz Hockton, 26, accused of attempted murder of a prison officer at HMP Whitemore. The officer, Neil Trundle, sustained stab and slash wounds to his head, chest and face. Hocton had allegedly donned a fake suicide vest.
Court 8 Not sitting trial of Aydin Altun and two other members of his family accused of trying to mow down a police officer after a shooting in Tottenham, North London.
Court 10 at 10am Extradition hearing continues in the case of Wikileaks founder Julian Assange. He is wanted in the US for allegedly conspiring with army intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning to expose military secrets between January and May 2010.
Court 13 at 9.30am Hearing in the case of lorry driver Eamonn Harrison in relation to an HGV in which 39 Vietnamese migrants died. Eight women and 31 men were found in the container in Purfleet, Essex, on 23 October last year. Police said they died from a lack of oxygen and overheating in an enclosed space.
Court 13 at 9.30am Hearing in the case of Louis Kelly accused of murder. Mark McCann-Barrett, 33, was shot in Tottenham, North London and died three days later from his wounds.
Court 13 (later) Mention in the case of senior executive Leslie Winnister,68, accused of murdering his wife, Suzanne at their £1.6m house in Bexley, London SE. The victim suffered severe head and neck injuries. The husband is named as a director of various subsidiaries of British Telecom based at the company’s London HQ.
Court 13 at 10am Mention in the case of Ibrahim Lunat accused of attempted murder following the stabbing of a 16 year old youth in Hackney, East London.
Court 16 at 9.30am Mention in the case of Alexander Macgregor, 50, who owned a corporate logistics company and was found guilty of conspiring to manufacture steroids. He was part of a gang that distributed £65 million worth of the drug.
Court 16 at 10am trial of Errol James, 51, and Romello Briggs-Leon, 25, who deny murder. Eraj Seifi, 46, was shot in the head in West London.