Newcastle-under-Lyme house murder accused pleads guilty
- 7 April 2014
- From the section Stoke & Staffordshire
One of two men accused of murdering a 44-year-old man in Staffordshire has pleaded guilty.
Andrew Scott, 29, of Price Street, Newcastle-under-Lyme, admitted murdering Anthony Hughes, at a house in Wilmot Drive in the town.
Steven Yeomans, 43, of Wilmot Drive, pleaded not guilty to murder, at Stafford Crown Court and is due to stand trial on 4 August.
Post-mortem tests showed Mr Hughes died from head injuries, on 28 December.
Both charged men were remanded in custody.