A LYMM Man wanted in connection with murder almost 17 years ago appeared at Warrington magistrates Court today after being extradited to the UK from Malta.
Christopher Guest More Jr, who was wanted in connection with the murder of father of two Brian Waters at a farm in Cheshire almost 17 years ago, was remanded in custody to appear at Chester Crown Court tomorrow, Tuesday.
The 42-year-old, who was wanted on a European Arrest Warrant in connection with the death of Mr Waters, arrived back in the UK on Sunday 29 March.
Guest More Jr was arrested on 6 June 2019 in Malta following an extensive international appeal to locate him. This involved close working between Cheshire Constabulary and the National Crime Agency along with law enforcement agencies abroad.
He has since had several court appearances on the island as part of the extradition process and Cheshire Constabulary has liaised extensively with The Crown Prosecution Service, The Attorney General’s Office, The State Advocate’s Office in Malta, Malta Police Force and Malta’s Correctional Services Agency throughout the process.
Three other men have previousl been convicted of the murder of Brian Waters at Burnt House Farm in Tabley on 19 June 2003 and jailed of life.