Expert too ill to be cross examined in Massereene trial…

A blow for the prosecution in the trial of two men for the killing of two soldiers at Massereene last year. Their attempt to have the analysis of soil samples as material evidence has been refused by the judge Mr Justice Anthony Hart on the grounds that the expert who conducted the tests, Dr Patricia Wiltshire, is too ill to attend the trial for cross examination…

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