by Björn Schöpe
July 25, 2013 – In the afternoon of Saturday, July 13, 72-year-old Giuseppe Miceli was found dead at his bungalow in Bants Lane, Duston nearby Northampton (UK). According to a post-mortem examination he died as a result of head injuries. Police is investigating and appealing for witnesses who may have been in the Bants Lane during the 48 hours before Mr Miceli’s body was detected.
Mr Miceli was running his coin and medal business from home without internet or going to fairs and had been in the coin trade for about 30 years after moving from Sicily to England. Mr Mussell, director of a coin magazine the deceased placed advertisement in, told the Manchester Wired that in spring Mr Miceli had announced his retirement scheduled for the next year. On that occasion the magazine organised a competition for a medal honouring thus Mr Miceli’s long dedication to numismatics. Mr Mussell called the coin dealer a ‘gentleman.’
Police is keeping in custody a 40-year-old man, Mark Ellson, who has been arrested under the suspicion of murder. Mr Ellson will appear at Birmingham Crown Court for a plea and case management hearing on 28 October as the BBC reported.
You can find an article in the Northampton Chronicle …
… in the Manchester Wired …
… and on the BBC website.