No5 barristers in Edgbaston murder trial

A martial arts expert has been accused of murdering a former soldier by stabbing him through the throat in a drink and drug-fuelled rage.

Opening the case at Birmingham Crown Court, Adrian Keeling QC said Ktori flew into a drink and drug-fuelled rage when told his girlfriend had been propositioned by Mr McInally and another man Carl Martin.

Gary Bell QC is defending Troy Ktori, who has been accused of stabbing former soldier Charles McInally in the throat in a drug and alcohol-fuelled fury. He claimed he had turned his life around since leaving Wolverhampton, however, he was still prone to violence.