Man appears in court to deny Ripley murder charge

A man has pleaded not guilty to a charge of murdering of a man found fatally injured in Ripley.

Christopher Clowes, 40, was found on Butterley Hill, in April and despite emergency treatment, died soon afterwards.

Lee Barnes, 38, from Butterley Hill, has appeared at Nottingham Crown Court where he denied murdering Mr Clowes.

He was remanded into custody and a trial was set to start on October 17.