Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2005] All ER (D) 41 (Nov)
Neutral Citation: [2005] EWCA Crim 2697
Court: Court of Appeal, Criminal Division
Judge:

Scott Baker LJ, Jack and David Clarke JJ

Representation Joel Bennathan (assigned by the Registrar of Criminal Appeals) for the defendant.
  Sonia Woodley QC (instructed by the Crown Prosecution Service) for the Crown.
Judgment Dates: 3 November 2005

Catchwords

Criminal evidence - Hearsay - Statement of victim who had died before trial - Victim sole witness of crime - Whether statement admissible - Whether admission of statement in evidence a breach of right to fair trial - , ss 23, 25, 26 - , Sch 1, Pt 1, art 6.

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