Two further men have been remanded in custody after they were charged with murder following the death of Luke O’Connell.

Shahnavaz Azad, aged 27, of Nicholas Close, Watford and Mohammed Haroon Azad, aged 21, also of Nicholas Close, were remanded in custody after appearing at St Albans Crown Court, by video link, yesterday (Tuesday)

Two other men, Aamir Mustafa, aged 22, of St George’s Road, Watford, Hamza Shah, 19, of Hagden Lane, Watford, have already been charged with murder.

All four are due to appear at a pre-trial hearing on December 3 at St Albans Crown Court.

A new provisional trial court date has been set for March 2 2020 at St Albans Crown Court.

Mr O'Connell died in hospital after he was stabbed in Gammons Lane in Watford at around 3am on August 31.

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