Trial planned for pair accused of murdering Simon Marx

Two men accused of murdering Blackpool dad Simon Marx have made their first appearance in crown court.

Monday, 5th March 2018, 3:07 pm
Updated Tuesday, 6th March 2018, 7:20 am
Simon Marx

David Easter, 54, of Heron Way, Blackpool, and Steven Lane, 29, of Shalgrove Field, Fulwood, Preston, attended Preston Crown Court for a preliminary hearing today.

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The two men stand charged with the murder of Mr Marx, 42, who died from a head injury in Turkey on October 8 2017, one day after being involved in a bar fight.

They are expected to make their pleas at a later hearing on May 25. A trial is scheduled for August 20.