Northampton

Daventry 'impaling' stabbing death jury discharged

Junction of Grenville Close
Image caption Police found the victim in nearby Grenville Close bleeding heavily

A jury has been discharged in the murder trial of a man who claims his wife slipped and impaled herself on a knife.

Errol Anglin, 47, denies stabbing Christine Haye-Levy, 36, at her home at Jervis Close, Daventry, in December.

Northampton Crown Court had heard she escaped through a window and was found collapsed nearby in Grenville Close. She died in hospital.

The trial is expected to begin with a new jury on Wednesday.

It had begun on Monday, with the jury dismissed on Tuesday afternoon.

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