Mur­der trial date is set

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A MAN is to go on trial charged with the mur­der of Thomas Milne.

Joseph El­der, 32, is ac­cused of com­mit­ting a masked as­sault on Mr Milne in Pos­sil­park in Au­gust this year.

Pros­e­cu­tors claim Quinn struck Mr Milne re­peat­edly on the head and body with a knife and at­tempted to strike him with a ham­mer.

Quinn is also ac­cused of as­sault­ing Ni­cola Carty re­peat­edly on the head with a ham­mer, and faces a fi­nal charge of at­tempt­ing to strike Sharon Kennedy with a knife or sim­i­lar in­stru­ment.

Quinn ap­peared at the High Court in Glas­gow yes­ter­day and a trial date has been set for June 22, next year.

He de­nies the charges.

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