The jury in the trial of a teenager accused of murdering a man in Skipton’s Aireville Park has retired to begin considering its verdict.

Brooklyn Bell, 19, of Parkwood Rise, Keighley, denies murdering Simon McMinn, 44, in a wooded area of the park on the evening on July 28 last year.

Bell told the jury at Bradford Crown Court he was defending himself when he stabbed Mr McMinn to death.

Updates will follow. 

The trial continues.