Jurors shown more CCTV in Shane Mayer murder trial

Jurors have been shown more CCTV evidence in a murder trial where a Black Country man was fatally stabbed.

Shane Mayer
Shane Mayer

Evidence was shown at Birmingham Crown Court of the events on the night when Shane Mayer, 21, from Wolverhampton was attacked.

He was stabbed in the groin, allegedly by defendant Ramani Sanderson, on Forge Street, in the Darlaston area of Walsall, on the night of July 24, 2019. The attack, outside Gabba’s Bar, was between 11.13pm and 11.14pm.

Mr Mayer, from Wolverhampton, collapsed in nearby Wolverhampton Street and died in hospital three days later, on July 27.

At the latest hearing of the trial, on Tuesday, jurors were Forge Street and Wolverhampton Street on Google Street View.

There were also shown further CCTV footage, where Sanderson was seen "running along Forge Street with a long item in his right hand", said Detective sergeant Andrew McDonald, providing a commentary for the footage.

Sanderson allegedly attacked Mr Mayers with a knife measuring between 30 and 40 centimetres in length. The defendant, of Walsham Road, near Peckham, London, denies murder. He also denies possessing a bladed article in a public place.

Kamron Reid, 20, of of Herberts Park Road, Bloxwich; Joseph Till, 21, of Summer Street, Willenhall; and Lewis Green, 21, of Heathfield Lane West, Darlaston, also deny murder. Green has admitted carrying a hammer.

Sanderson is also standing trial accused of assaulting a taxi driver in a separate incident on April 29, 2019.

He is charged with wounding with intent, and possession of a bladed article in a public place. He denies both charges as well.

The trial continues.

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