Man appears in court accused of trying to murder his partner in Denmead pub car park

A MAN has appeared in court charged with attempting to murder his partner by starting a fire in a car in a pub car park.

Monday, 27th January 2020, 11:29 am
Updated Monday, 27th January 2020, 4:31 pm

Gary Travers, 42, of no fixed address, is accused of trying to kill Georgina Ingall inside an Audi TT at mid-morning on Christmas Eve last year in the car park at the White Hart pub in Hambledon Road, Denmead.

Dressed in a buttoned-up polo shirt, Travers today spoke only to deny the charge and confirm his identity at Portsmouth Crown Court.

Travers was remanded into custody ahead of his trial on May 18.

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The White Hart pub in Denmead

Adjourning the trial, judge Timothy Mousley QC said: 'The date you need to remember is the 18th of May, which is fixed for the trial now.'

He added: 'In the meantime you will be remanded in custody.'

The trial is expected to last four days.

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