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PC Keith Blakelock: Murder trial told officer suffered more than 40 injuries

4 March 2014 Last updated at 16:25 GMT

The prosecution in the trial of the man accused of murdering PC Keith Blakelock in 1985 has been describing the injuries he suffered.

The police officer had been stabbed 43 times, and received injuries to his hands. showing he had tried to defend himself, the court heard.

Nicholas Jacobs, 45, denies murder.

Daniel Boettcher reports.