Birmingham man in court charged over bus stab death
A man has appeared in court charged with the murder of a passenger on the top deck of a bus.
Kieran Gillespie is charged with murdering Leon Barrett-Hazle, 36, from Smethwick, on the upper deck of the 11A service at about 22:45 GMT on Monday.
Mr Gillespie, 25, of Wellesbourne Road, Birmingham, appeared at Birmingham Magistrates' Court, where his lawyer indicated a not guilty please.
A date for the next hearing was set for 30 January at the city's crown court.