Brian Waters death: Jury discharged in farmhouse torture murder trial
The jury in the trial of a man accused of murdering a cannabis dealer in Cheshire has been discharged after failing to reach a verdict.
Christopher Guest More, 43, was accused of the murder of Brian Waters, 44, who was tortured and killed at Burnt House Farm in Tabley on 19 June 2003.
Jurors at Chester Crown Court deliberated for 15-and-a-half hours before judge Sir Peter Openshaw discharged them.
The case was adjourned.
Mr More was arrested in Malta in 2019.
He also denies conspiracy to commit grievous bodily harm to Mr Waters and to Suleman Razak, who worked on the cannabis farm.
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