The trial of a NSW man accused of murdering a 20-month-old toddler has been delayed because the crown prosecutor is ill and has to be tested for COVID-19.
Justice Stephen Rothman told the Newcastle Supreme Court jury on Thursday prosecutor Lee Carr SC had been unwell for the last day or so.
“No one’s suspecting COVID but there’s a requirement he be tested and isolated until the results come back,” the judge said before adjourning the trial until Monday.
Timothy Andrew Whiteley, 28, who has pleaded…
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