Dorset

Poole holiday park death: Jamie Mitchell denies manslaughter

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Image caption Police were called to the Rockley Park resort in the early hours of 8 May

A man has appeared in court charged in connection with the death of a man at a Dorset holiday park.

Kenneth Dickie, 64, died in hospital a week after being found with a serious head injury at the Rockley Park site in Poole in May.

Jamie Mitchell, 34 of Apple Close in Poole, pleaded guilty to common assault and intent to pervert the course of justice, but denied manslaughter.

His trial at Winchester Crown Court was set for January.

At the same hearing, Samantha Mitchell, 57 also of Apple Close, Poole, pleaded not guilty to intent to pervert the course of justice and her trial was also set for January.

Police were called to the Rockley Park resort in the early hours of 8 May. Mr Dickie was taken to hospital in Southampton where he died on 14 May.

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