Murder trial: No prints on alleged weapon

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The trial of three people accused of the murder of homeless man Denis Witney continued yesterday.

Wayne Cattell, 37, of Mortimer Road, Rose Hill, Daniel McCollin, 30, of Blay Close, Blackbird Leys, and Joanne Moriarty, 29, of Mortimer Road, Rose Hill, all deny murder.

Andrew Townley, a forensic laboratory officer for Thames Valley Police, told the jury at Oxford Crown Court that no fingerprints were found on a lager can that it is alleged was used in an assault on Mr Witney.

The trial continues.

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