Murder defendant’s cutting remark as his account is labelled ‘nonsense’ in court

Nick Johnson KC prosecuting

A man accused of murdering his cousin asked the prosecuting barrister “was you there?” after being told that his account was “nonsense”.

Matthew Horton died aged 32 after being stabbed three times outside the block of flats in Litherland, Merseyside, where his former partner Chelsea Shaw lived, with Liam Thomas, from Crosby, on trial at Liverpool Crown Court charged with his murder.

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