Sussex man denies murdering stepfather

A man has pleaded not guilty to murdering his stepfather, whose body was found with multiple stab wounds at a house in East Sussex.

Nathan Vaughan-Jones, 33, denied murdering Nigel Ross, 63, of Maresfield Park, Uckfield, when he appeared at Lewes Crown Court on Friday.

Mr Ross was declared dead at the scene when police were called to Mill Lane, South Chailey, on 29 March.

Mr Vaughan-Jones was remanded in custody to face trial on 12 March 2012.

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