Man due in court over Hatfield death

A man is due to appear in court this morning (Saturday 21 July) charged with the murder of a 24-year-old man in Hatfield in Hertfordshire.

Mikel Cela, from Welwyn Garden City, is accused of murdering Darren Leonard at a flat in Northfield on Wednesday 11 July. He is due at Hatfield Remand Court this morning, where he will also face a charge of conspiracy to rob.

Detective Chief Inspector Mark Ross of the Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Hertfordshire Major Crime Unit said he believed that more than one person was involved, and appealed for anyone with information to contact the police.