Three face trial for mur­der

South Wales Evening Post - - NEWS -

NEW TREDEGAR Three men will go on trial next year af­ter they de­nied mur­der­ing a man in Caer­philly county. David Gaut’s body was found at a flat in Long Row, New Tredegar, on Au­gust 4. David Os­bourne, 51, of Long Row, Dar­ren Evesham, 47, of Powell’s Ter­race, and Ieuan Hart­ley, 23, of no fixed abode, ap­peared in front of Judge Eleri Rees at Cardiff Crown Court. They each pleaded not guilty to mur­der­ing 54-year-old Mr Gaut be­tween Au­gust 1 and 4. A pro­vi­sional date for a trial, which is es­ti­mated to last four weeks, has been set for Jan­uary 16. Mr Evesham and Mr Hart­ley also de­nied per­vert­ing the course of jus­tice while Mr Os­bourne pleaded guilty to the same charge on a lim­ited ba­sis. The three men, all from New Tredegar, were re­manded in cus­tody to ap­pear next at a pre-trial re­view hear­ing, a date for which has not been set.

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