Court date set for four men charged with murder of Northampton man in his home

All four defendants were arrested and charged in the past seven days

By Alastair Ulke
Monday, 21st December 2020, 4:23 pm
Updated Monday, 21st December 2020, 4:26 pm
Christopher Allbury-Burridge died following a stab wound at his home in Raeburn Road last Friday
Christopher Allbury-Burridge died following a stab wound at his home in Raeburn Road last Friday

Four out-of-county men have appeared in court charged with the murder of a Northampton man at his home in Kingsley last week.

Christopher Allbury-Burridge died from a stab wound to the chest at his home in Raeburn Road in the early hours of December 11.

Today, at Northampton Crown Court, four men in total appeared charged with his murder, after the fourth defendant was arrested over the weekend.

Rakeem Leandre, from Brewers Court in Norwich, was arrested and charged over the weekend on only made his first appearance in Northampton Magistrate's Court this morning (December 21).

The other three, who were arrested last week, are: Calum Farquhar, 23, of Liverpool Road, Leyton; 25-year-old Joel Cyrus, of Whitney Road, also in Leyton; and Jordan Khareem Parker, 24, of Chingford Road, Walthamstow.

All four men have been charged with murder and conspiracy to robbery in connection to the incident.

Parker is further accused of possessing a knife.

Meanwhile, a fifth man aged 22 was arrested in Blackpool on Saturday on suspicion of conspiracy to rob.

The four defendants were remanded into custody and are expected to enter a guilty or not-guilty plea in February.