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Guilty in St Helens

May 12 2011
Rough sleeper died of head injuries

A 25-year-old man has pleaded not guilty to murdering a rough sleeper in St Helens, near Liverpool, in late January this year, reports the Liverpool Echo. Darren Bolger was found collapsed in an alley off one of the main streets in the town, and had suffered severe head injuries.

Doctors tried to save Darren, 40, but he was pronounced dead later that evening. Stephen Thompson appeared by video link at Liverpool Crown Court to plead not guilty and will remain in police custody until his trial begins at the start of June.