Wolverhampton murder trial due to start this week adjourned

The trial of an alleged killer accused of murdering a 24-year-old father in Wolverhampton last year has been adjourned.

Victim Paulius Petrasiunas
Victim Paulius Petrasiunas

Paulius Petrasiunas was stabbed to death outside a block of flats in Chervil Rise, in the Heath Town area of the city on July 13.

The defendant, Sean Bulle, 20, of Clover Ley, Heath Town, who pleaded not guilty to Mr Petrasiunas’s murder last October, remains in custody.

At Stafford Crown Court on Wednesday Her Honour Judge Kristina Montgomery QC decided that the trial would be adjourned pending consultation with an expert witness.

The trial was due to be heard at Stafford Crown Court as it could not be accommodated at Wolverhampton.

It is expected to resume in July, possibly back at Wolverhampton Crown Court.

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