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Jury fails to reach verdict in St Helens doorman murder trial

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Image caption Daniel Fox was found stabbed outside a bar

The jury has failed to reach a verdict in the trial of a man accused of murdering a doorman outside a bar.

Daniel Fox, 29, from St Helens, Merseyside, was stabbed at the corner of Westfield Street and North John Street in the town on 2 September 2016.

A post-mortem examination found he died from a single stab wound to his body.

Leighton William Holt, 20, of Custley Hey, Stockbridge Village, who denied murder faces a retrial on 30 October at Liverpool Crown Court.

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