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Live updates from Christopher Guest More Jnr murder trial

By Adam Everett

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    - Christopher Guest More Jnr is currently on trial accused of the murder of Brian Waters
  • - The 43-year-old, from Lymm, is alleged to have been part of a gang who tortured the dad-of-two in front of his own children at Burnt House Farm near Knutsford
  • - Mr Waters was tied up, suspended upside down, beaten with a metal bar and attacked with an industrial staple gun during a horrific three-hour ordeal in 2003
  • - He died as a result of his injuries aged 44
  • - More Jnr, of Burford Lane Farm, was wanted for more than 15 years in connection with his death before being arrested in Malta in 2019
  • - The case for the defence is due to begin today, Thursday, and the defendant is expected to give evidence from the witness box
  • - Follow our live blog for updates from Chester Crown Court