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Man denies killing hunt supporter with gyrocopter

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Bryan Griffiths denies the new charge

A man has denied killing a hunt supporter by flying a gyrocopter towards him at speed.

Bryan Griffiths, 54, of Bedworth, Warwickshire, pleaded not guilty to a new charge of the manslaughter of Trevor Morse by gross negligence.

Mr Morse, a committee member with the Warwickshire Hunt, died at Long Marston Airfield, Stratford-upon-Avon, on 9 March.

A jury has been sworn in for the trial which has been adjourned until Tuesday.

Mr Griffiths, of Wiltshire Close, had previously been charged with manslaughter.



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