Katy Thorne QC and Paul Mason Secure Murder Acquittal
At Warwick Crown Court on 16th July 2021, Arron Medcraft was unanimously acquitted of murder, three counts of attempted murder and arson with intent to endanger life. He was accused of the murder of a five year old child and attempted murder of two other children and their mother following a house fire. It had been alleged that in the middle of the night Mr Medcraft had poured petrol around a house and set fire to it with three children and their mother in the house. Katy Thorne QC leading Paul Mason were instructed by Cath Brockway of Stephen Moore Solicitors.