Practice and Procedure

R v (1) C (2) KAREN LINDA FLETCHER (2007)

PUBLISHED October 31, 2007

[2007] EWCA Crim 2996

A judge had been entitled to admit a written statement as evidence in chief under the Criminal Justice Act 2003 s.116 where an important witness could not be located, despite all reasonable attempts to do so.

CA (Crim Div) (Hooper LJ, Gross J, Judge Patience QC)