Trial of Frome man charged with murder postponed until March

By Susie Watkins

23rd Jan 2023 | Local News

The Crown Court January 23
The Crown Court January 23

The trial of a 19 year old charged with murder of a Radstock teenager has been rescheduled for late March.

Joshua Delbono has been charged with the murder of 16 year old Charley Bates in The Street in Radstock on July 31.

He appeared in Bristol Court Court today January 23 but following some newly released evidence the judge ruled that proceedings should not start.

Instead His Honour judge Peter Blair QC set a provisional date of March 27 for the case to be heard.

There was no application for bail and no plea was taken.


Subscribe to our FREE WEEKLY Newsletter!

Keep your town in your pocket.

Related Articles

Local News

The numbers are in for the drink and drug drive campaign across Avon and Somerset - and they were up on 2021 - and show a dramatic increase in drug offences

SHE actors - Chenise Lynette and Safeena Ladha
Local News

Local Director Brings Live Theatre and New Talent to the Town

Nub News Logo

Sign-up to the Frome Nub News weekly newsletter

Subscribe now for weekly updates of local news and sport from your town. Plus what's on near where you live - and local homes for sale. All delivered straight to your in-box, every Friday.

We won't pass your details on to anyone else. By clicking the sign-up button you agree to our Privacy Policy.