Man denies murdering tot

Preston Crown Court
Preston Crown Court
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A Blackpool man accused of murdering a two-year-old girl has today denied the charge against him.

Connor Gibson, 23, of Melrose Avenue in Blackpool, appeared at Preston Crown Court where he pleaded not guilty to an allegation of murdering Kacey Hambleton on April 12 this year.

A trial date has already been set for October 6 and it was confirmed this morning the case will be heard at Preston.

Gibson was remanded in custody by the Recorder of Preston, Judge Anthony Russell QC.