Viktorija Sokolova: Boy pleads not guilty to park murder
A teenage boy has pleaded not guilty to the murder of a 14-year-old girl who was found dead in a park.
Viktorija Sokolova's body was discovered by a member of the public in West Park in Wolverhampton on 12 April.
The 16-year-old boy, who cannot be named for legal reasons, entered the plea at Wolverhampton Crown Court on Friday.
He is yet to enter a plea to a charge of rape and will next appear before court for trial in November.
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Lithuanian-born Viktorija was previously described by her family as as "a little angel" who made their lives "so colourful and full of meaning".