LATEST: Preston teen murder trial delayed

Tragic: Jon-Jo Highton died of stab wounds last year
Tragic: Jon-Jo Highton died of stab wounds last year
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THE Jon-Jo Highton 
murder trial has been 
adjourned today and the jury allowed to leave court.

No explanation has been given for the delay in proceedings but it is expected the case will resume on Wednesday. Owen Whitesmith, 19, of Glebe Close Fulwood; Arron Graham, 23, Ripon Street, Preston; Stephen Walton, 24, of no fixed address; Craig Walton, 26, of Watling Street Road, Fulwood; Joshua Bore, 19, of Morris Road, Ribbleton; Zaahid Patel, 20, of Park Avenue, Preston; Mohammed Sabbah Dal, 20, of Alice Square, Preston; and Minhaj Musa, 21, of Deepdale Road, Preston all deny murder.

Liam Tunstall, 26, of Mark Close, Penwortham; John Wilding, 36, of Everton Street, Darwen and Stuart Eastham, 32, Gisburn Road, Ribbleton deny assisting an offender.