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Man due in court over musician’s death in pub crash

PUBLISHED: 13:22 04 November 2020 | UPDATED: 13:35 04 November 2020

The Spinnaker pub in Colchester  Picture: GOOGLE MAPS

The Spinnaker pub in Colchester Picture: GOOGLE MAPS

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A man has been summoned to court in connection with the death of a musician outside a pub.

Stuart McClung died following the collision in Colchester  Picture: ESSEX POLICEStuart McClung died following the collision in Colchester Picture: ESSEX POLICE

Stuart McClung, a 36-year-old guitarist from Colchester, died from multiple injuries following a collision outside a pub last November.

The crash happened in the early morning of November 3 outside The Spinnaker pub in Hythe Quay.

Essex Police announced on Wednesday that a man was due to appear in court to face a charge in connection with the fatal collision.

Mr McClung died after a car was in collision with the pub smoking area at about 12.50am.

An inquest was opened and adjourned for a date yet to be fixed.

A 41-year-old man was arrested in connection with the crash.

Bandile Xozumti, of Waterside Lane, Colchester, has been summonsed to Colchester Magistrates’ Court on January 19 to face a charge of causing death by careless driving.


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