Jury Fails To Reach Verdict In Trial Over Lollipop Man's Death

A retrial is likely in the case of a 22-year-old woman accused of causing the death of a Hampshire lollipop man by careless driving after a jury failed to come to a verdict.

Lauren Paul, of Ramblers Way, Waterlooville, denies a charge in relation to the death of Raymond Elsmore following the incident last December.

The 82-year-old had worked for about 10 years helping children at Queen's Inclosure Primary School in Waterlooville.

Following three days of evidence, the jury of seven women and five men failed to reach a majority verdict and prosecutor Matthew Lawson told the court that he would be seeking a retrial.

Paul wept in the dock as Judge Roger Hetherington adjourned the case to a date to be set.

Recently Played Tracks

On Radio: Early Breakfast with Lucy Ellis

4am - 6am

Email the show

Text 'HEART' to 82122

Early Breakfast with Lucy Ellis
  • Phil Bailey & Phil Collins Easy Lover

    Now

  • Taylor Swift Shake It Off

    05:01

  • Shawn Mendes There's Nothing Holdin' Me Back

    04:53

  • Maroon 5 This Love

    04:50

Stay tuned...

Watch heart TV

  • Now playing: The best feel good music

Heart VIP

Local

Autumn Weather

Find your local four day weather report here.

Listening To Radio Win With Heart

Make Heart the soundtrack to your day and you could be a winner with great prizes up for grabs throughout the day.

Follow Heart on Twitter