Leeds & West Yorkshire

Jordan Stapleton death: Three accused deny murder charges

Jordan Stapleton
Image caption Jordan Stapleton was shot dead at his home in April

Three men have denied murdering a father who was shot in the chest at his home in Leeds.

Jordan Stapleton, 21, was killed at his flat in Beckhill Chase, Meanwood, on 16 April.

Jake Looby, of Beckhill Avenue; Colin Webster, of Hawkshead Crescent and Luke Toner, of Scott Hall Place, pleaded not guilty at Leeds Crown Court.

Mr Looby, 19; Mr Webster, 19, and Mr Toner, 20, were remanded in custody. A trial date has been set for 21 October.

Another man, 19-year-old Cyrus Hanley, of Miles Hill View, Potternewton, Leeds, has also been charged with Mr Stapleton's murder.

He has not yet entered a plea.

All four men are next due to appear at the court on 13 September.

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