Man will stand trial in November accused of murdering mechanic in Harlesden

Victim: Granville Thomas

Victim: Granville Thomas - Credit: Archant

A man accused of murdering a mechanic near his garage in Harlesden will stand trial in November.

Dwayne King, 30, is accused of stabbing to death 55-year-old Granville Thomas on June 29 this year.

The married father, who lives in Harrow-on-the-Hill, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Today at the Old Bailey, King appeared by videolink from Belmarsh prison

He spoke only to confirm his name and plead not guilty to a single charge of murder.

Judge Stephen Kramer QC remanded him in custody and set a trial date for November 30, which is expected to take up to seven days.

King, of no fixed address, denies murder.