Northamptonshire man denies killing his father

A Northamptonshire man has pleaded not guilty to the manslaughter of his father.

Monday, 25th April 2016, 2:56 pm
Updated Monday, 25th April 2016, 4:08 pm
Northampton Crown Court

Joseph Sharp, aged 45, of Short Stocks, Rushden, appeared at Northampton Crown Court after he was charged with killing his father Joseph Sharp senior.

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Mr Sharp senior died in hospital in October last year after he was allegedly assaulted by his son.

His Honour Judge Rupert Mayo said a trial would be held next year.