Man appears in court on murder charge - Hertfordshire


A man charged with the murder of Darren Leonard appeared in court today, Tuesday, 24 July 2012.

Mikel Cela, aged 22, from Mountway Close, Welwyn Garden City, charged with murder and conspiracy to rob, appeared at St Albans Crown Court for a preliminary hearing.

He was remanded in custody until a plea and case management hearing, which will be heard at St Albans Crown Court on Monday, 24 September 2012.

Darren Leonard, aged 24, from Hatfield, died following reports of a disturbance inside a flat in Northfield on Wednesday, 11 July 2012.