Two men appear in court for murder of Great Yarmouth man

Andrew McGowan died in November 2015.

Andrew McGowan died in November 2015. - Credit: Supplied

Two men will stand trial later this year for the murder of another man in Great Yarmouth.

Andrew McGowan, 33, died after being stabbed at a property in Dickens Court in the town on November 14 last year.

Tevin Birmingham, 21, and Warren Blake, 18, appeared at Norwich Crown Court today having both been charged with murder.

Birmingham, of Spring Road, Ipswich, who appeared via videolink from HMP Norwich, and Blake, of Thorncliffe Road, London, who appeared in the dock, both entered not guilty pleas.

Both have also been charged with other offences in relation to the case, but they were not put to the two defendants today.

Both men, who were remanded in custody, will stand trial for murder on May 16.

Two other people have been charged in connection with the incident.

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Kevin Wood, 45, of Nelson Road Central, Yarmouth has been charged with perverting the course of justice, but did not appear in court for the hearing. A warrant has been issued for his arrest.

Charlene Barber, 34, of Dickens Avenue, Yarmouth, has also been charged with perverting the course of justice.

She entered a not guilty plea and will stand trial on May 16.

Judge Stephen Holt said a further hearing in the case might be needed on May 4.

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