Man admits murder of Braintree pub landlord

A man has admitted the murder of a pub landlord in Braintree.

Lawrence Bourke, 24, of Lister Road, Braintree, appeared at Basildon Crown Court today, Friday January 15.

It follows the death of Scott Gilhooly, 44, at The Swiss Bell pub in Mountbatten Road on May 17 last year.

Bourke was remanded in custody and will be sentenced at a later date, which has yet to be set.

Mick Ferris

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