Murder trial update - Hatfield


A man was yesterday, Thursday, 24 January 2013, acquitted at St Albans Crown Court of the murder of Hatfield man Darren Leonard.

A jury found Amariloo Brami, aged 22, of Walnut Grove, Welwyn Garden City, not guilty of murder following a direction from the Judge.

Brami has pleaded guilty to conspiracy to rob and will be sentenced at a later date.

A second man, Mikel Cela, aged 22, of Mountway Close, Welwyn Garden City, is accused of murder. His trial continues.

Darren Leonard died of stab wounds following an incident at his home in Northfield, Hatfield, on 11 July last year.