Murder suspect ‘too terrified of Covid’ to leave jail

A murder suspect wanted in Spain refused to show up in court today (Fri) because ‘he does not want to get Covid.’ Arron Asquith, 23, was expected at Westminster Magistrates’ Court today following an international warrant issued by Spain for murder. But he refused to leave his cell at HMP Wandsworth where he has been jailed since April last year for other ‘domestic matters’ it was said. There have been several outbreaks of Covid at the jail. The court heard…

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