Badger spotter harm trial stopped
16 August 2004 - BBC News
The trial of a
man charged with shooting a badger-spotter after mistaking his night
vision goggles for a fox's eyes has been stopped.
Anthony Burns, 52, of Prestwood, Bucks, had been accused of
shooting Trevor Lawson while he was out hunting for foxes in
The jurors at Aylesbury Crown Court were discharged on Monday
afternoon for legal reasons.
Mr Burns denies one count of causing grievous bodily harm in
A new trial is due to take place at Aylesbury Crown Court.
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