Not Guilty of participating in activities of OCG

February 20, 2023

Oliver Jarvis and Harriet Lavin secured the only outright acquittal in the trial surrounding the events that led to the killing of Thomas Campbell.

It was alleged that Karl Murphy had participated in the activities of an organised crime group by driving the killers to Mossley, lending has van and disposing of items linked the clean-up, following the murder.

Mr Murphy had always denied knowing of the true purpose of the drive and maintained that the items he was seen to dispose of had been from a clear-out of his house and garden.

The trial, lasting six weeks, was heard at Bolton Crown Court before Mr Justice Goose.

Oliver and Harriet were instructed by Claire Tapper of Burton Copeland.

See press report here.