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Gyrocopter death: Man in court.



A MAN was appearing in court today charged with the murder of a hunt supporter killed in a collision with a gyrocopter.

The Crown Prosecution Service
The Crown Prosecution Service, or CPS, is a non-ministerial department of the Government of the United Kingdom responsible for public prosecutions of people charged with criminal offences in England and Wales.
 said Bryan Griffiths will appear before magistrates in Nuneaton, accused of killing 48-year-old Trevor Morse.

Mr Morse died after he was hit by the aircraft at Long Marston airfield Long Marston Airfield was a Royal Air Force base between 1941 and 1954, situated approx. 3 miles south west of Stratford-upon-Avon. It is now home to the Shakespeare County Raceway dragstrip and a flying club, and is probably most noted as a venue for summertime music festivals,  near Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire, as he followed a hunt on Monday afternoon.

A second man arrested on suspicion of murder was released on police bail last night pending further inquiries.

A post-mortem examination carried out at the University Hospital of Coventry and Warwickshire revealed that Mr Morse died as a result of severe head injuries.

Long Marston airfield, an RAF base between 1941 and 1954, is now home to the Avon Microlight club, Freedom Sports Aviation, and the Shakespeare County Raceway Located near Stratford-upon-Avon in Warwickshire, Shakespeare County Raceway became a permanent drag racing facility in 1980 when it was known as 'Long Marston Raceway', although drag racing events had occurred on the airfield site sporadically since the early 1970s.  Dragstrip.

The site is also wellknown for festival Global Gathering and the Bulldog Bash motorbike show.

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