Man found guilty of murder after dragging victim under car in Surrey

Deanna Heer being led by Michelle Nelson QC (Red Lion Chambers) has secured the conviction of Martin Eastwood for the murder of Liam Dent.

Following a trial at the Old Bailey, Eastwood was found guilty of murdering Liam Dent by hitting him with a car and dragging him for more than half a mile, at speeds of up to 32mph. Eastwood used a stolen Ford S Max to kill Liam Dent in the early hours after a confrontation outside a pub in Chessington, Surrey. Eastwood had denied intending to cause serious harm, claiming it was an accident.