The jury in the Sam Mechelewski murder trial has today (Thursday) returned a not guilty verdict on defendant Ciara Ratcliff.
A Chatteris man - one of two accused of murdering Sam Mechelewski - said the Huntingdon victim was 'like a brother' to him and that he 'always had his back'.
One of the men accused of murdering Sam Mechelewski at Hinchingbrooke Country Park claims he was threatened to keep quiet after he witnessed another man carry out the killing.
Sam Mechelewski approached a friend about 'sorting out some hassle' at Hinchingbrooke Country Park just a week before his death, a court was told.
The court heard from Richard Paul, who was a close friend of Mr Mechelewski's, who said he called Shepherd when he had not heard from Sam for two days.
A jury at Cambridge Crown Court has heard how a dog walker come across the body of Sam Mechelewski at Hinchingbrooke Country Park and thought it was someone sleeping
Murder victim Sam Mechelewski was beaten around the head with a baseball bat, stabbed in the neck and left for dead at a country park, Cambridge Crown Court has heard today (Thursday).