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Six in court over murdered Polish national

Police scene at Arnside road in Carlisle Credit: ITV Border

Two men and a woman have appeared in court charged with the murder of a 32-year-old man in Carlisle.

Piotr Kulinski, who was originally from Poland, was found dead in a house in Arnside Road in the Harraby area of the city last October.

Piotr Zygner, Paulina Mucha and Sylwester Kawalec all entered not guilty pleas at Carlisle Crown Court this afternoon.

Along with the three defendants, a further three men appeared in court charged with perverting the course of justice.

Piotr Zygner, Sylwester Kawalec, Artur Skoczen and Artur Woszczyna all entered not guilty pleas to perverting the course of justice.

Pauline Mucha and Adam Karpuk pleaded guilty and will be sentenced at a later date.

The trial will take place in April.