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Detective murder trial adjourned

PUBLISHED: 16:38 07 October 2009 | UPDATED: 11:42 12 August 2010

THE murder trial of a private detective killed more than 20 years ago has been adjourned until next Monday, writes Kate Mead. Five people were due to stand trial on Monday at the Old Bailey in connection with killing of 37-year-old Daniel Morgan who was

THE murder trial of a private detective killed more than 20 years ago has been adjourned until next Monday, writes Kate Mead.

Five people were due to stand trial on Monday at the Old Bailey in connection with killing of 37-year-old Daniel Morgan who was found dead with a hatchet buried in his head in the Golden Lion pub in Sydenham in March 1987.

Former Scotland Yard detective Sid Fillery, 61, is charged with perverting the course of justice. James Cook, 53, of The Glade, Kingswood, Tadworth, Surrey, Garry Vian, 47, of no fixed abode, his brother Glenn Vian, 49, of 94 Orchard Road, South Croydon and Jonathon Rees, 53, of Village Close, Weybridge, Surrey are all charged with murder. A trial date has been set for next Monday.


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