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Neil Roberts death: New date set for IoM murder trial

Neil Edward Roberts from Ballabeg Image copyright IOM Police
Image caption Mr Roberts was found dead on 1 December 2013

A new date has been set for a murder trial on the Isle of Man after the initial jury was dismissed.

Ian Anderson, 46 from Castletown, denies killing 60-year-old gardener Neil Roberts from Ballabeg at a house on Queen's Street, Castletown on 1 December 2013.

The trial will begin at Douglas Court House on 16 March and is expected to last about four weeks.

The initial jury of seven women and five men was discharged on 4 March.

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