Millom murder accused case discussed in court today
Last updated at 11:17, Friday, 31 January 2014
THE case of a Millom man accused of murdering his mother and sister is due to be discussed in court today.
John Jenkin, 24, from Newton Street, Millom, was arrested near Millom Pier at around 9.45am on June 8 on suspicion of murder.
Alice McMeekin, 58, and Katie Jenkin, 20, were found dead at the scene having sustained “severe head injuries”, the family dog was also found dead in the yard of the family home.
He was charged with two counts of murder and a further count of animal cruelty.
Lawyers will be holding legal discussions relating to the case today.
So far Jenkin has not appeared in the courtroom at any of his court appearances.
Jenkin had been due to stand trial in Preston Crown Court on October 28 and the case is listed to appear at Preston Crown Court for application today.
First published at 09:04, Friday, 31 January 2014
Published by http://www.nwemail.co.uk
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