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Archie Spriggs: Trial date set for woman accused of son's murder

By Deborah Hardiman | Church Stretton | Crime | Published:

The trial date is set for a Shropshire woman accused of murdering her seven-year-old son.

Lesley Speed, 44, right, is charged with the murder of Archie Spriggs

Lesley Speed appeared at Stafford Crown Court by prison video link this morning.

She is charged with the murder of the schoolboy Archie Spriggs who was found at a property, in Rushbury Road, on Wall under Heywood near Church Stretton on September 21.

The 44-year-old was remanded in custody until October 26 for a plea and case management hearing. Her trial will be held in March.

Deborah Hardiman

By Deborah Hardiman
@Deborahh_Star

Senior reporter for the Shropshire Star based out of the head office in Ketley. Covering the Telford area.

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