28th March 2024

John Lloyd-Jones KC & Jonathan Cox secure murder conviction.

John Lloyd-Jones KC and Jonathan Cox

John Lloyd-Jones KC & Jonathan Cox, instructed by CPS East Midlands,  secure murder conviction.

After a two-week trial at Leicester Crown Court, Richard Basson was convicted of murder having shot his girlfriend in the head at close range. She died two days later.  Life imprisonment with 32-year minimum term imposed.

Read the BBC coverage here.

Further information

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