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Two accused of Wirral father's murder appear in court
TWO men accused of the murder of Wirral dad Mark Reissing have appeared at Liverpool Crown Court.
Nazzareno Abela, 46, of Springfield Place, Wallasey and Geoffrey Allen, 40, of Church Road, Halewood are both charged with the murder of Mr Reissing.
The 48-year-old victim was found with head injuries on Manor Lane, Egremont Promenade, on July 9.
A post mortem examination subsequently revealed that he had died from multiple injuries.
Also appearing at court via videolink were Anthony Staff, 23, of Charlotte Road, Wallasey, and Christopher Halpin, 30, of Roscommon Street, Everton. They are charged with assisting an offender.
All four were further remanded in custody until November 4 when they are expected to enter their pleas.
A date for a trial, expected to last four to six weeks, was fixed to begin on January 14.