Jonty Hall murder accused claims ‘delusional thoughts’ made him confess

VICTIM ... John 'Jonty' Hall.

VICTIM ... John 'Jonty' Hall.

MURDER accused Nicholas Rought has told jurors he was suffering “delusional thoughts” when he confessed to killing John ‘Jonty’ Hall.

The 45-year-old told detectives during questioning he “released all his demons” and felt better after beating the dad-of-two to death at a house in Mill Terrace, Shiney Row, Sunderland, last September.

But Rought, who denies murder, now says he is not to blame for the killing.


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