accused of fatal stabbing in Burnham to be detained until trial
crown court judge has this week approved the continued detention
of a man who is accused of a fatal stabbing in Burnham-On-Sea.
Lacey is due to stand trial at Exeter Crown Court later in January,
accused of the murder of Joseph Pearce, whose body was found in
Churchill Close in Burnham on July 10th, 2017.
21, of Newham Place in Patchway, has denied murder and was not present
at a short hearing at which Judge Geoffrey Mercer QC approved the
extension of custody time limits until after the start of his trial.
is set to stand trial with James Hobbs, 43, of Churchill Close in
Burnham, who denies assisting an offender.
Pearce, 40, died from a single stab wound after allegedly being
injured while at Hobbs's home.