Teen denies murder of Cheshire school boy

A teenager has denied murdering a 15-year-old school boy in Cheshire.

The body of Alex Rodda was discovered outside in Ashley Mill Lane, in Ashley on Friday 13 December.

19-year-old Matthew Mason appeared at Chester Crown Court via video link this morning (21 February)

He entered a not guilty plea.

A two-week trial date has been set for Monday 20 April at Chester Crown Court. 

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