Nelson murder trial to begin today at Preston Crown Court
A trial into the murder of a Nelson man is set to begin today at Preston Crown Court.
By Dominic Collis
Published 9th May 2022, 10:46 BST- 1 min read
Naeem Mustafa (45) of St Paul’s Road, Nelson, has pleaded not guilty to the murder of 48-year-old Michael James Brierley, who was found dead within a bungalow in Berkeley Close, Nelson, last November.
Mustafa has also been charged with S20 wounding, which relates to a separate female victim.
Mr Brierley had been the victim of a sustained assault and suffered multiple serious, chest, leg, arms and head injuries.