Man accused of killing Scot he met on gay dating site
A jury has been sworn in for the trial of an Italian man accused of strangling and dismembering a Scots-born police officer he met on gay dating website Grindr.
Stefano Brizzi, 50, allegedly killed 59-year-old Pc Gordon Semple, originally from Inverness, at his London flat some time between April 1 and April 7.
The officer went missing on April 1 and his remains were discovered a week later after a neighbour alerted Scotland Yard to a “smell of death” coming from a property on the Peabody Estate in Southwark Street, south London.
Brizzi denies murder and is on trial at the Old Bailey before... read more
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