Jordon Banton
Jordon Banton

Two men charged with the murder of Jordon Banton and firearm offences appeared in court this morning.

Paul Michael Evan Dolan Clarke, 34, of Bluebell Close, Rugby, and Darell Akins, 28, of Follager Road, Rugby, appeared before magistrates in Leamington. They spoke only to confirm their names and addresses, and they entered no plea.

There were heated scenes in the public gallery as Clarke and Akins were led away.

Both of the accused are due to appear before a judge at Coventry Crown Court on Thursday.

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 July 25 2014 or anonymously via Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111