Ex-soldier in court over fatal Benburb shooting

Victim had "the mind of a child".

The trial of an ex-soldier on charges related to a fatal shooting during the Troubles has heard the victim had "the mind of a child".
Dennis Hutchings, 80, denies attempting to murder and cause grievous bodily harm to John Patrick Cunningham in Benburb 47 years ago.
Mr Cunningham, 27, who had a learning difficulty, was shot in the back as he ran from an Army patrol in 1974.

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