Michael Phillips murder trial: Live updates as case enters third day at Teesside Crown Court

Seven men are on trial at Teesside Crown Court charged with the murder of Hartlepool man Michael Phillips.

Thursday, 16th January 2020, 2:36 pm
Updated Friday, 17th January 2020, 10:24 am

Seven men have been charged with his murder, and are on trial at Teesside Crown Court.

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Evidence will continue today – Friday, January 17.

The accused are; Lee Darby, 32, of Ridley Court; Neil Elliott, 44, of Briarfield Close; Gary Jackson, 31, of The Darlings, Hart Village; John Musgrave, 54, of Wordsworth Avenue; Sean Musgrave, 30, also of Wordsworth Avenue; Anthony Small, 40, of Rydal Street and Craig Thorpe, 36, of Young Street.

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Seven men are on trial at Teesside Crown Court accused of the murder of Michael Phillips.
Seven men are on trial at Teesside Crown Court accused of the murder of Michael Phillips.