Man denies Brackley murder as trio appear at crown court

Gus Davies, of Brackley, was reportedly killed by a stab wound to the neck.
Gus Davies, of Brackley, was reportedly killed by a stab wound to the neck.

Three people have appeared in court over the murder of a Brackley man who was stabbed to death earlier this year.

Augustus ‘Gus’ Davies, 23, was found dead with multiple stab wounds to the neck at his home in Old Town on June 25.

Robert Fields, 22, from Brackley, pleaded not guilty to his murder at Northampton Crown Court today (Wednesday, October 17).

He also denied a charge of possessing cash made through criminal activity.

Fields appeared alongside Simon Atherton, 42, and Amanda Butler, 40, both from Brackley.

Both have been charged with murder as well as possessing drugs and concealing criminal property.

A trial has been set for January 2, 2019.