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Staveley man to stand trial charged with murder

Posted on 25th July 2017

A man who was charged in connection with a serious assault in Staveley that left another man dead has appeared, via video link, at Derby Crown Court.

On Wednesday, June 21, between 6.15pm and 6.30pm, a man was assaulted in the Beechers Brook pub.

The man, Peter Matts (69), of Staveley, later died in hospital.

Jason Knowland (45), of High Street, Staveley, pleaded not-guilty to murder. He will stand trial on a date to be fixed.

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