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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 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 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 Dragstrip.

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


Victim: Trevor Morse.
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Date:Mar 12, 2009
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