Assisted suicide jury to continue deliberations on Thursday

Lincoln Crown Court.
Lincoln Crown Court.

Jurors in the trial of the 22 year old woman accused of assisting the suicide of her best friend are to resume their deliberations in the morning (Thursday).

The jury of eight men and four women spent almost four hours considering the evidence today (Wednesday) before being sent home by the trial judge Mr Justice Haddon-Cave.

Amelia Caller of Heckington Road, Great Hale, is alleged to have bought the item that her 21 year old friend Emma Crossman used to take her own life at Miss Crossman’s home in Leicester Street, Sleaford, in January of last year.

Caller told the jury at Lincoln Crown Court that she did not believe her friend would take her own life.

Amelia Caller, 22, denies assisting in the suicide of Emma Crossman between January 12 and 15, 2014 in a charge brought under the 1961 Suicide Act.