appears in court over Christmas Eve murder in Burnham-On-Sea
23 year-old Burnham-On-Sea man appeared in court today (Monday)
accused of the murder of a 20 year-old on Christmas Eve.
Lapthorne appeared at Exeter Crown Court accused of the murder
of George Lawson, 20, (pictured) of Abingdon Street, Burnham.
Lapthorne spoke only to confirm his name and was remanded in custody
until a further hearing, which is likely to be February 22nd.
police officer found the body of George Lawson, lying on a bed
in a flat in Abingdon Street above the Second Stage tattoo shop
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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