A Chatteris man - one of two accused of murdering Sam Mechelewski - said the Huntingdon victim was 'like a brother' to him and that he 'always had his back'.
One of the men accused of murdering Sam Mechelewski at Hinchingbrooke Country Park claims he was threatened to keep quiet after he witnessed another man carry out the killing.
Sam Mechelewski approached a friend about 'sorting out some hassle' at Hinchingbrooke Country Park just a week before his death, a court was told.
The court heard from Richard Paul, who was a close friend of Mr Mechelewski's, who said he called Shepherd when he had not heard from Sam for two days.
A jury at Cambridge Crown Court has heard how a dog walker come across the body of Sam Mechelewski at Hinchingbrooke Country Park and thought it was someone sleeping
Murder victim Sam Mechelewski was beaten around the head with a baseball bat, stabbed in the neck and left for dead at a country park, Cambridge Crown Court has heard today (Thursday).
Police investigating the murder of Sam Mechelewski, 20, have charged a woman with related offences.
Two men who have been charged with the murder of Sam Mechelewski have appeared in court today (Thursday)
Two men charged with the murder of Sam Mechelewski appeared in court yesterday (Wednesday June 13).
A Chatteris man was one of two men charged tonight in connection with the death of 20-year-old Sam Mechelewski of Huntingdon.