Jayden trial is put back for four days

Oxford Mail: Jayden Parkinson Jayden Parkinson

The trial of the man accused of murdering Jayden Parkinson has been put back four days.

Ben Blakeley, 22, of Reading, who denies the charge, but has pleaded guilty to manslaughter, was due to stand trial next Monday, but due to conflicts with barristers’ other cases, Judge Patrick Eccles yesterday said it can now start next Friday.

A 17-year-old Didcot boy, who cannot be named, will stand trial alongside him, having pleaded not guilty to perverting the course of justice. Both are in custody.

click2find

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