A 22-YEAR-OLD Stourbridge man has pleaded not guilty to murdering a pensioner at a Shropshire beauty spot.

Moses Christensen has denied murdering 70-year-old Staffordshire pensioner Richard Hall, whose body was found on August 14 near the summit of Brown Clee Hill, Shropshire.

Stourbridge News: Police officers at the scene near the summit of Brown Clee Hill in south Shropshire. A murder investigation has been launched after a pensioner was found dead in the area. PA Photo. Picture date: Friday August 14, 2020. West Mercia Police said the man, in

Christensen, of Corser Street, Oldswinford, entered the not guilty plea this morning (Wednesday January 13) when he appeared before Stafford Crown Court via video link.

Currently in custody, he must now await a murder trial which has been scheduled for February 23.