Ripley stabbing: jury set to consider verdict

JURORS in the case of a Ripley man who is charged with murdering Christopher Clowes have been sent out to consider their verdict.

Lee Barnes, 38, of Butterley Hill, Ripley, denies murder but admits the manslaughter of Mr Clowes 40, originally from Stoke, who died from stab wounds.

Barnes appeared at Nottingham Crown court today for trial.

Check out this website for the verdict.

Full story on what happened in next week’s Ripley and Heanor News.