plea made after murder of Burnham-On-Sea man
Burnham-On-Sea man has pleaded not guilty to the murder of 20
year-old George Lawson (pictured right).
Lapthorne appeared at Exeter Crown Court on Friday (April 30th)
where entered his plea and spoke only to confirm his name.
23 year-old will now stand trial on August 2nd in a case that
is likely to last around one week.
Debbi Huxtable, from Southwell Crescent in Highbridge, who was
charged with perverting the course of justice earlier this year,
also appeared in court on Friday.
too was expected to enter a plea, however her case has been adjourned
for six weeks and she is due to appear in court on June 11th.
police officer found the body of Mr Lawson lying on a bed in a
flat in Abingdon Street above the Second Stage tattoo shop shortly
after 9am on Christmas Eve.
also reported that a post-mortem had found that Mr Lawson, pictured,
had suffered 13 stab wounds.
charged with murder is remanded in custody until January 11th
for murdered George Lawson
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