Thomas Evans and Thomas Acworth secure acquittal in Operation Powerboat
28th January 2021
Their client was charged with assisting an offender in relation to an alleged murder and attempted murder by a then 16 year-old in June 2020. He was said to have helped the murderer to escape from Dorset and secreted bloodstained clothing in a neighbour's bin.
The Defendant was unanimously acquitted following a 4-week trial at the Crown Court at Winchester in what is expected to be HHJ Cutler CBE's last trial.