Second man charged with manslaughter over Adam Lovatt death

Home » Latest News » Second man charged
liverpool crown court

From the Nantwich News

At the hearing in Liverpool Crown Court (pictured) on July 2nd, a manslaughter charge was added to the indictment against Nicolas Hill, 35, of Audlem.

Trial on January 6th 2020

Hill, and Samuel Thorpe, 24, of Annions Lane, Wynbunbury, will now both stand trial on January 6, 2020 for the manslaughter of Adam Lovatt.

Hill also faces one count of assisting an offender, the offence he was originally charged with.

Both men have pleaded not guilty to the charges against them.

The charges relate to an incident on Friday May 25 2018 on Shropshire Street in Audlem.

Mr Lovatt, 45, was found with serious injuries and was taken to the Royal Stoke hospital where he was later pronounced dead.

Mr Lovatt, who worked at Bookers Retail, also helped wife Clare run the Finefoodies Deli store in Audlem.

Two other people were initially arrested in connection with the incident.

A 44-year-old man from Market Drayton was given a conditional caution for a public order offence.

No further action was taken against a 58-year-old woman, also from Market Drayton

popular recent storiesAlso in the news

aesth
Fri 12 Jul 6:07am  |  hits: 1,050

Many of our customers will be aware that when Adam died I threw myself into Training as an Aesthetics Nurse, alongside my Nursing NHS Job, which I love.Last week a Nurse Colleague and I launched a new Aesthetics Business- Shropshire AestheticsFrom September we will be providing safe Aesthetics treatments from Audlem and Shrewsbury.17th July at BraidsWe are hosting an Open Evening...

Overwater from North East
Thu 11 Jul 6:07am  |  hits: 746

A part time odd jobs/handy person is wanted to help maintain our busy inland waterways marina and touring park, which is near Audlem, south Cheshire. The position would suit someone who has a wide range of DIY skills and who enjoys working outside. Working hours are 2 days per week from 9.30am to 5pm in the summer and 9.30pm to 4pm in the winter. Good rates of pay for the right...

st j 2
Sat 13 Jul 6:09am  |  hits: 726

Urgent repairs needed to St James ChurchYou may have noticed the stone masons working at St James Church, we are grateful for the money given by the community which has enabled us to start the necessary repairs.However we URGENTLY need further funds to enable new work which has come to light to be carried out without delay. As mentioned in the AudlemOnline article last week, we had...