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Murder trial to begin on Monday

Jury sworn-in on Anderson re-trial

A jury has been appointed in the trial of a former Castletown man who is accused of murder.

Ian Anthony Anderson, who is currently care of the Isle of Man Prison, appeared at Douglas Courthouse today (12 May).

The 54-year-old is charged with murdering Neil Roberts on 1 December 2013.

After swearing-in the 12 jurors – four men and eight women – Deemster Graeme Cook told them Mr Anderson was being retried for the offence which ‘dates back some years now’.

Ian Anderson denies murder – the trial will begin on Monday (15 May). 

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