David Jones murder suspects to stand trial next summer

Geograph (Eric Jones)

Two men charged with the murder of David Jones are due to go on trial next summer.

Gareth Wyn Jones (47) and Stuart Parkin (38), both from Holyhead, are accused of killing Mr Jones, who was attacked in the Thomas Street and Mount Pleasant area last Tuesday.

The 58 year-old, known locally as DJ, died in hospital from extensive head injuries two days later.

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There was no application for bail when the pair appeared at Caernarfon Crown Court via videolink on Tuesday morning (24th November). The court heard both men would deny the charges.

They were remanded in custody until a formal plea hearing takes place in the New Year.

The trial, due to last for up to three weeks, is expected to begin on 19th July.

Meanwhile, a 44 year-old woman arrested in connection with the murder inquiry has been released on conditional bail pending further inquiries.

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