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Five face trial for 20-year-old killing

PUBLISHED: 17:27 30 September 2009 | UPDATED: 15:52 16 August 2010

THE murder trial of a private detective killed in one of Britain s most controversial unsolved cases is due to start this Monday

THE murder trial of a private detective killed in one of Britain's most controversial unsolved cases is due to start this Monday.

Five people are due to stand trial 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.

Ex-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.


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