Men plead not guilty to Hatfield murder

Two men have pleaded not guilty to murdering a 24-year-old man in Hertfordshire in July.

Mikel Cela, 22, of Mountway Close in Welwyn Garden City and Amariloo Brami, 22, of Walnut Grove also in Welwyn Garden City, are accused of stabbing to death Darren Leonard at a flat on Northfield in Hatfield on Wednesday 11 July 2012. .

They appeared at St Albans Crown Court, where they both denied murder and conspiracy to rob. Both men were remanded in custody by Judge Stephen Gullick for a trial due to start on 7 January next year