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LIVE: Lucy McHugh murder trial: 'Witness believed she saw schoolgirl on day of disappearance'

By James Robinson

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    The trial of Stephen Nicholson, 25, of no fixed address, continues today (Monday, July 15).
  • He is accused of murdering Southampton schoolgirl Lucy McHugh, whose body was found in a wooded area of Southampton Sports Centre in July last year. Nicholson denies murder. He also denies three counts of rape against Lucy when she was 12 and denies sexual activity with a child in relation to another girl aged 14.
  • The jury has been told to return a verdict of not guilty for a charge of sexual activity with a child against Lucy on multiple occasions when she was aged 13.

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