Connor Tremble trial: Man who found the dying teenager tells jury he still hears him screaming

Connor Tremble

Connor Tremble

First published in News Oxford Mail: Photograph of the Author by , Senior reporter. Call me on (01865) 425373

THE man who found Connor Tremble after he was fatally stabbed has told a jury he still hears his friend screaming.

Kyle Martin, 20, was staying with the 17-year-old on February 13 this year and this morning he gave evidence in Oxford Crown Court.

He said at around 6.30pm he was woken up by the sound of Connor screaming and immediately raced into the bathroom and dialled 999.

Then he told prosecutor Richard Barton he found his friend covered in blood, lying near the door of his flat in Fairacres Road, Oxford.

He said: "I remember seeing the shadow of a leg leaving the house, but I don't know of that was in my head or my brain playing tricks on me."

Mr Barton asked: "When you went into the bathroom was the screaming still going on?"

Mr Martin replied: "It's still going in my head now, so I don't know."

Will Blencowe, 21, of Oxford Road, Banbury, admits stabbing Connor but denies murder.

Bradley Jones, 21, of New Road, Bledington, and Grant Clemens, 23, of Stockwells, Moreton-in-Marsh, are also on trial and both deny perverting the course of justice.

The trial continues.

  • Do you want alerts delivered straight to your phone via our WhatsApp service? We are running a service covering this trial as well as our normal News and Sport services. Text CONNOR or NEWS or SPORT or a combination of all three depending on which services you want, plus your full name to 07767 417704. Save our number into your phone's contacts as Oxford Mail WhatsApp and ensure you have WhatsApp installed.

Our top stories

Update: Bullfinch: More than 350 youngsters believed to have been abused as campaigner calls for action not apologies

Oxford Mail: Marilyn Hawes

7:46am Monday 2nd March 2015

MORE than 350 youngsters in Oxfordshire have been identified as victims of grooming gangs, the Oxford Mail understands.

Discovery: Remains of a woman and a coin dating from the 1600s are unearthed

Oxford Mail:

9:00am Monday 2nd March 2015

THE SKELETON of a woman thought to be nearly 400 years old has been unearthed at an Oxford college.

Parents across Oxfordshire discover fate of child's secondary school place

Oxford Mail: New Oxfordshire county council logo

8:44am Monday 2nd March 2015

PUPILS across the county will find out today whether they have got their first-choice of school as Oxfordshire County Council issues places for secondary schools today.

Grannies put on a unique trolley dance

Oxford Mail:

8:30am Monday 2nd March 2015

TWO dancing grannies took over the streets of Oxford as the city’s main annual dance festival got into full swing.

Minister announces consultation on new rights for disabled people after death of Connor Sparrowhawk

Oxford Mail:

8:30am Monday 2nd March 2015

PLANS for new legislation following the death of a Headington boy will be announced by the Minister for Health this week.

New bridge over Thames will provide off-road cycle link after Government puts up cash

Oxford Mail:

8:00am Monday 2nd March 2015

A £3m cash boost will make a proposed cycling link between East Oxford and the city centre using a new bridge over the Thames a reality.

 

Send us your news, pictures and videos

Most read stories

Local Info

Enter your postcode, town or place name

About cookies

We want you to enjoy your visit to our website. That's why we use cookies to enhance your experience. By staying on our website you agree to our use of cookies. Find out more about the cookies we use.

I agree