15 June 2024

Man charged with murder following fatal New Canal assault

A man has appeared in court today (4th April 2022) charged with murder following the death of Salisbury man Freddie Fontete-Jones.

Connor Pool, 24, of Salt Lane, appeared at Winchester Crown Court today.

The offence he has been charged with was changed from Section 18 GBH to murder as authorised by the Crown Prosecution Service.

Freddie, 23, died in hospital following an assault in Salisbury on 20th February 2022.

Pool pleaded not guilty to murder and will next appear at court for a case management hearing on 10th June 2022 with a provisional trial date on 31st October 2022.

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Beth Doherty
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Written by Beth Doherty