Murder suspect cleared of all charges

Ian Curson was today acquitted of murder and an additional charge of possession of an offensive weapon after a four week trial at Leicester Crown Court.

The prosecution alleged that Mr Curson had killed his then partner by a blow from a weapon and sought to prove this by expert evidence. The jury heard evidence from five pathologists over the course of the trial.

Mr Curson was cleared all charges. You can read more about the case here and here.

Matthew Butt KC and Ryan Dowding appeared for the defence.

17th August 2023