A man accused of murdering his parents in their home near Preston has made his first appearance at crown court.
Lee Tipping, 35, was arrested after the bodies of his mum and dad, Patricia Livesey, 57, and Anthony Tipping, 60, were found at their home in Cann Bridge Street, Higher Walton, on November 20.
Both Patricia and Anthony suffered multiple stab wounds.
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Lee Tipping, of no fixed address, wore a white T-shirt and a splint on his right arm for the hearing at Preston Crown Court today (December 17).
He spoke only to confirm his name and ask the judge to repeat his comments.
He did not enter any pleas to the charges of murder.
Judge Simon Medland QC set a date for the trial, which will take place on June 6, 2022.
It is estimated to last up to three weeks.
Tipping’s legal team made no application for bail and he was remanded in custody.
He will return to court on March 18 to enter formal pleas to the two counts of murder.
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