Stabbing trial to resume
A HAYLING Island manÂ who denies theÂ attempted murder of his best friend at the West Town InnÂ after losing a Â£20 bet over a game of pool is set to give evidence today at his Portsmouth Crown CourtÂ trial.
Jay Shepherd, 48, is accused of plunging a knife into the stomach and chest of Lee Scattergood last November before fleeing to hisÂ Park Dean Caravan Park home.Â
He denies attempted murder. The jury has beenÂ told that Mr Scattergood thought he would dieÂ Â
Yesterday the jury heard a timeline of the events of last November as a summary of the trial so far.