Murder charge: Man in court

The case against a 22-year-old man charged with murder more than two years after a late-night stabbing in North Walsham was adjourned by Norwich Crown Court today until December 11 when a plea and case management hearing will take place.

The case against a 22-year-old man charged with murder more than two years after a late-night stabbing in North Walsham was adjourned by Norwich Crown Court today until December 11 when a plea and case management hearing will take place.

Troy Tkaczek is charged with murdering Sam Armstrong on January 13, 2007 - the date Mr Armstrong died, 17 months after he was stabbed in the attack in North Walsham Market Place.

Until a legal change in 1996, a murder charge could only be brought if an attack and subsequent death were separated by no more than a year and a day.

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