Christmas murder: Organist was 'savagely beaten', court hears
26 June 2013 Last updated at 13:49 BST
A church organist was "savagely beaten" to death on Christmas Eve with a pick-axe handle by two men who were later seen laughing, a court heard.
Alan Greaves, 68, was set upon with the tool and a second weapon as he made his way to St Saviour's Church, in High Green, Sheffield, on 24 December.
Mr Greaves, who was also a lay preacher, died three days later.
Ashley Foster, 22, denies murder. Jonathan Bowling, also 22, has admitted killing Mr Greaves.
Ed Thomas reports.