Rico Dardis drowning: Two men plead not guilty

Rico Dardis The body of Rico Dardis was found in May

Two men accused of the murder of a man whose body was found on a Dorset beach have pleaded not guilty.

The body of Rico Dardis, 30, was found in the water at Seaway Avenue, Friars Cliff, Christchurch on 27 May.

Paul Gerlach, 51, of no fixed address, and Louis Borzoni, 50, of Hamilton Road, Bournemouth, appeared at Winchester Crown Court.

They have been remanded into custody until a trial on 4 June. An inquest hearing found Mr Dardis had drowned.

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