Trial date fixed for alleged Julia Rawson murderers

By John Scott | Dudley | Crime | Published:

Two men are set to stand trial on March 9 accused of the murder of Dudley woman Julia Rawson.

Julia Rawson, inset, used to be a trader at Dudley Market

The 42-year-old, who lived at an address in Green Park Road, Kates Hill, Dudley, was last seen alive on May 12.

Specialist police officers searched for the missing former Dudley market trader for over four weeks.

An industrial estate, house and canal in Tipton were among areas combed during the hunt.

The body had been dismembered and was recovered from several different locations between June 12 and July 1.

Nathan Maynard-Ellis, aged 29, from Mission Drive, Dudley Port and 24-year-old David Leesley of Dereton Close, Russells Hall both deny murder and their trial is scheduled to start at Birmingham Crown Court on March 9.

John Scott

By John Scott
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