Michael Phillips murder trial: Live updates as seven men accused of killing appear at Teesside Crown Court
Seven men are due to go on trial at Teesside Crown Court charged with the murder of Hartlepool man Michael Phillips.
Mr Phillips, 39, was found dead at a property in the town’s Rydal Street on Monday, June 10, 2019 after suffering serious injuries.
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. Scroll down and refresh for updates.