Pensioner charged with murder after victim dies more than 13 years after assault

A man has appeared in court charged with murder in connection with an assault which resulted in the death of the victim more than 13 years later.

Friday, 7th June 2019, 2:24 am

Bakri Siraj-Eldin (79) appeared at Cambridge Crown Court yesterday (Thursday, June 6).

In 2004, Siraj-Eldin was convicted of wounding 23-year-old Alexander Lloyd with intent in an attack in Hills Road, Cambridge, the previous year and served a prison sentence.

However, in 2017, Mr Lloyd, who had suffered irreversible brain damage and paralysis as a result of the assault, died.

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Siraj-Eldin was released on bail to attend the same court on July 11.