Two guilty of headless traveller murder

PUBLISHED: 13:21 11 May 2009 | UPDATED: 22:08 26 October 2009

Victim John Finney: murdered by Norman and Joseph Jones

Victim John Finney: murdered by Norman and Joseph Jones

TWO men have been found guilty of murdering Northaw traveller John Finney. One man has been cleared, while the jury are still deciding on the fate of the fourth defendant.

TWO men have been found guilty of murdering Northaw traveller John Finney.

One man has been cleared, while the jury are still deciding on the fate of the fourth defendant.

Father and son Norman Jones and Joseph Jones were today (Monday) found guilty of murder by a jury at St Albans Crown Court.

Norman Jones, 50, of Princess Park Manor, New Barnet, and Joseph Jones, 24, of Harlech Road, New Barnet, will be sentenced tomorrow morning (Tuesday).

Mark Curran, 29, of Audley Close, Muswell Hill, was found not guilty.

The jury of six men and six women are still deliberating on the fate of Gary Mark Lattimore, 40, of Little Heath Road, Bexleyheath.

Father-of-four Mr Finney, 42, disappeared from his caravan at Park Farm in Northaw Road West on February 29, last year.

His naked, headless and handless body was subsequently found behind a garage block in Ickleford a fortnight later.


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