Clare Wade KC and Carol Hawley secure unanimous acquittal in murder trial

Thursday 20 June 2024

Clare Wade KC and Carol Hawley of the Garden Court Chambers Crime Team represented one of defendants, Margaret Morgan, instructed by Jenna Dolan of Kelly's Solicitors.

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The defendant, Margaret Morgan, was charged with conspiracy to murder Carol Morgan, alongside the co-defendant, husband Allen Morgan. Margaret Morgan was unanimously acquitted of conspiracy to murder after a nine-week trial at Luton Crown Court.

Co-defendant Allen Morgan was found guilty of conspiracy to murder.

Carol Morgan was killed in 1981 in a shop she ran with then-husband Allen Morgan. The case was re-opened in 2018 by Bedfordshire Police.

See press coverage: BBC News, Sky News

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