Luton man denies shooting dead 20-year-old in Sudbury

Romario Green was shot dead in Sudbury

Romario Green was shot dead in Sudbury - Credit: Archant

A man from Luton has appeared in court today where he denied shooting dead a 20-year-old in Sudbury.

Denny De Silva, 23, is accused of gunning down Romario Green on the Harrow Road on July 2 this year.

Mr Green, who lived locally, died at the scene just after midnight.

De Silva was detained in Malaga, Spain, on a European Arrest Warrant in August and has been extradited to the UK to stand trial.

He appeared at the Old Bailey via videolink and pleaded not guilty to murder.

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De Silva also denied possession of a prohibited firearm - a shotgun with a barrel shorter than 30cm - and possession of a firearm with intent to endanger life.

Judge Peter Rook QC remanded him in custody until his trial which is due to start on February 1.

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