JORDON BANTON SHOOTING: Suspects appear at crown court

23-year-old Jordon Banton
23-year-old Jordon Banton

Two men have been remanded in custody after appearing via videolink at Coventry Crown Court this morning charged with murder and firearms offences connected to the death of Jordon Banton.

The judge adjourned the cases of Paul Michael Evan Dolan Clarke, 34, of Bluebell Close, Rugby, and Darell Akins, 28, of Follager Road, Rugby, until Thursday October 9, when there will be a plea and case management hearing. It is not yet known at which court the hearing will be held.

The pair appeared before magistrates in Leamington yesterday.

Jordon Banton was found dead in his car near Newton on Friday last week. He had been shot.

Police enquiries continue in relation to this investigation and anyone with any information is asked to contact Warwickshire Police on telephone 101 quoting incident number 155 of the 25 July 2014 or anonymously via Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111