Trial date set for defendant accused of stabbing Sheffield man to deathÂ

A trial date has been set for a defendant accused of murdering a 59-year-old at his Sheffield home, after he entered a not guilty plea at Sheffield Crown Court today.Â

Thursday, 4th October 2018, 8:04 pm
Updated Friday, 5th October 2018, 1:32 am
Glenn Boardman was found stabbed to death at a property in Chapeltown in the early hours of June 26, 2018

Matthew Andrew Goddard, 50, of Steven Close, Chapeltown denied the offence at Sheffield Crown Court this morning, when he appeared charged with the murder of 59-year-old Glenn Boardman.

The case was sent for trial on December 3 this year.

Goddard was remanded into custody until then. 

Mr Boardman's body was found at a house in Steven Close, Chapeltown at around 12.30am Tuesday, June 26, after emergency services were called to the house.

A post-mortem examination concluded that Mr Boardman died as a result of stab wounds.