Murder accused felt ‘intimidated’ by drinker before knocking him out

Owen Edwards KC defending

A man accused of murdering a drinker following a row about a puppy wandering around a pub has denied intending to kill him.

Richard Smith-Slater accepts that his flurry of four punches resulted in the death of Craig Gill but maintained that he never intended to hurt the man and acted in self-defence.

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