Kyle Robert Thompson is on trial in the Supreme Court in Townsville, charged with the murder of David Alan Knyvett on or about November 15, 2015.
Kyle Robert Thompson is on trial in the Supreme Court in Townsville, charged with the murder of David Alan Knyvett on or about November 15, 2015.

Murder trial begins in Townsville

A MURDER trial has begun today in Townsville.

Kyle Robert Thompson is on trial in the Supreme Court in Townsville, charged with the murder of David Alan Knyvett on or about November 15, 2015.

A jury was empanelled this morning, with jurors warned by Justice David North that some graphic photographs would be tendered as evidence during the course of the trial.

Crown prosecutor Nigel Rees is yet to deliver his opening address, with the jury let go this afternoon while some legal discussions took place.

The trial continues.


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