Dalian Atkinson murder trial: policeman 'lied about kick to head'


A police officer accused of murdering the former footballer Dalian Atkinson lied about kicking him in the head as he lay on the street after being tasered, a court heard. Benjamin Monk, 42, colluded with Mary Ellen Bettley-Smith, 31, in an apparent attempt to downplay the severity of the alleged killing, jurors were told. Atkinson, who had played for Aston Villa, Ipswich Town and Sheffield Wednesday, went into cardiac arrest and died on August 15, 2016, following a confrontation with the two pol…

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