Following a 2 week trial at Winchester Crown Court, David Henwood was acquitted by the jury of a 2 count indictment alleging murder and manslaughter.
Mark Stevens appeared on behalf of the defence in a trial involving multiple counts of rape against a 14 year old girl over a period of 4 years.
Due to the age of the girl there was previously a ground rules hearing along with a significant amount of third party material.
Mark was able to secure acquittals on all counts.
Mark was instructed by M and N Solicitors, Birmingham.
In 2015, the client was convicted after trial of multiple counts of rape of a child under 13 and sentenced to 14 years imprisonment. In 2018, Oliver Weetch was instructed by Ashley Smith & Co to review the original case papers and advise on whether there may be arguable grounds of appeal against conviction. Read More …