James Brindley murder: Trial begins for Aldridge man stabbed after night out

Headshot of James Brindley, who

James Brindley, via JustGiving 

The trial of two people accused of stabbing an aspiring model in the heart as he walked home is due to start today at Birmingham Crown Court.

26-year old James Brindley was attacked while walking home from a night out with friends in Aldridge, near Walsall,  last June.

20-year old Aaron Kahrod and a 17-year old boy who cannot be name for legal reasons, were arrested for murder after an intense police investigation and a public appeal from the victim’s parents.

The pair have pleaded not guilty and the trial is expected to last for around three weeks.

A crowdfunding account for James’ funeral raised almost £16,000.

 

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