A senior judge expressed deep sorrow for the family of Pc Andrew Harper as he halted the trial of his alleged killers over the coronavirus pandemic.
Pc Andrew Harper
A second juror in the trial of three teenagers accused of murdering police officer Andrew Harper last August has been discharged amid coronavirus concerns.
Dashcam footage has been played in court showing the desperate search for Pc Andrew Harper after his feet were “whipped from under him” by a tow rope.
Pc Andrew Harper fell “as if his legs were whipped from under him” moments before he was dragged to his death, a court has heard.
A teenager accused of murdering a police officer who was dragged behind a car, claimed he had been watching films including Fast And Furious at the time of the killing.
A police officer killed when he was dragged along by a car was thrown around “like a rag doll”, a court has heard.
Police officer Andrew Harper was dragged for more than a mile along a road and killed in “truly shocking circumstances”, a court has heard.
Potential jurors in the trial of three teenagers for the murder of Pc Andrew Harper have been warned to take a “fair-minded and clear-sighted” view despite the emotion of the case.
Two teenagers due to go on trial for the murder of Pc Andrew Harper have admitted conspiracy to steal a quad bike.