Trial next year for man charged in connection with stabbing

Chantelle Kerry was one of three jailed in Suffolk this week Picture: ARCHANT

Chantelle Kerry was one of three jailed in Suffolk this week Picture: ARCHANT - Credit: Archant

A 35-year-old man who was arrested in connection with a stabbing in St John’s Walk, in Colchester, has denied assisting an offender by washing a knife in bleach.

Before Ipswich Crown Court today (Tuesday, September 18) via a prison video link for a plea and trial preparation hearing was Brett French, of Sussex Road, Colchester.

He pleaded not guilty to assisting an offender on August 19 by taking a knife and washing it in bleach.

French’s trial is expected to take place during a two-week warned list commencing January 7 next year.

Essex Police were called at around 2.20am on Sunday, August 19, to reports that a man had been stabbed in the back while walking in St John’s Walk.


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He was taken to hospital in a stable condition.

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