Jury dismissed in Jamie McMahon murder trial

Jamie McMahon
Image caption Jamie McMahon's body was found by a passer-by

The jury in a murder trial is to be replaced, after the initial members were dismissed by a judge.

Michael Francis, 33, of St James Road, and Mark Lewis, 19, of Clickers Drive, are on trial, accused of robbing and killing Jamie McMahon, 26, on 2 October.

The jury was dismissed on the second day of the trial at Northampton Crown Court.

A new hearing has been set for 20 June, when a new jury will be sworn in.

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