Trial of 15-year-old accused of murdering Josh Hall begins

A jury has been sworn to hear the trial of a 15-year-old accused of murdering Josh Hall.

The defendant, who cannot be identified for legal reasons, is accused of killing 17-year-old Josh at Cam Sports Club on April 16 this year.

The jury of seven men and five women were selected ahead of the trial beginning on Tuesday at Gloucester Crown Court.

Trial judge Mr Justice Chamberlain outlined to the jury their role and his role and then told them to return on Tuesday morning for the case to begin.

Richard Smith QC is appearing for the prosecution, while Edward Brown QC represents the defendant.

The trial was adjourned until Tuesday.

Gazette Series Gloucestershire