Two men and a woman from Co Antrim have appeared in court and have admitted involvement in an horrific attack on a man who was found naked, bruised and battered in a taped-up wheelie bin.
Two of the accused named as Teri Lau,of Dunclug Park, and Roddy Patterson, Glendun Drive, Ballymena, County Antrim, have pleaded guilty to actual bodily harm and false imprisonment.
The third accused named as Paula Wilson, originally of Millfield, Ballymena, pleaded guilty to aiding and abetting false imprisonment. However the three accused denied the attempted murder of 21-year-old Adam Robinson.
Two of the suspects Lau and Patterson were remanded in custody until sentencing on the December 22, meanwhile Wilson was granted continuing bail The court had heard earlier hearings of how Mr Robinson was only found by chance, when a dog sniffed out the bin, which was sealed with parcel tape. The pet’s barking alerted its owner who then rang the emergency services.