A BARRY man has appeared at Merthyr Crown Court charged with murder.

John Austin Chivers, aged 30, of Cardiff Road, Barry, denies murdering Paul Michael Jones at Columbus Close, Gibbonsdown, in Barry on August 3.

41-year-old father Mr Jones, known as Jonah, of Caradoc Avenue, Barry, died in the University Hospital of Wales in Cardiff of stab wounds.

Chivers was remanded in custody to appear at Cardiff Crown Court on November 16.