Brookside's Brian Regan denies Liverpool murder

Brian Regan
Image caption Brian Regan denies murdering doorman Bahman Faraji

Former Brookside actor Brian Regan has denied murdering a doorman outside a Liverpool pub.

The 53-year-old, who played Terry Sullivan in the soap, appeared via video-link at Liverpool Crown Court to deny murdering Bahman Faraji.

Mr Faraji, 44, was shot in the head as he left the Belgrave public house in Aigburth on 24 February.

Mr Regan, of St Mary's Road, Garston, also denied perverting the course of justice and was remanded until October.

Christine Line, 48, of the same address, denied perverting the course of justice.

Co-accused Edward Heffey, 40, of Beloe Street, Dingle, Liverpool, Lee Dodson, 42, of Logfield Drive, Garston, and Simon Smart, 32, of Kylemore Way, Liverpool, all pleaded not guilty to murder and were remanded into custody.

A date for a trial to take place at Liverpool Crown Court was set for 4 October.

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