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John Downey murder trial held up over Covid vaccination

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John Downey (Niall Carson/PA)

John Downey (Niall Carson/PA)

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John Downey (Niall Carson/PA)

A pensioner charged with murdering two British soldiers 49 years ago needs to be vaccinated before the case can progress, a court in Belfast heard on Tuesday.

It will take another three months for John Downey to receive his Covid-19 jabs and be able to have face-to-face legal consultations, a judge was told.


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