Man pleads not guilty to murdering Worthing grandfather

Matthew Daley pictured leaving Crawley Magistrates' Court last year. Picture by Eddie Mitchell

Matthew Daley pictured leaving Crawley Magistrates' Court last year. Picture by Eddie Mitchell

A motorist accused of stabbing a pensioner to death pleaded not guilty at the Old Bailey today.

Matthew Daley, 35, is charged with murdering 79-year-old Donald Lock in a road rage attack last July.

Daley of St Elmo Road, Worthing, allegedy attacked Mr Lock with a knife following a collision on the A24 near Findon. The Worthing grandfather died at the scene.

Cycling enthusiast Mr Lock had recently been given the all-clear from prostate cancer at the time of the incident.

He was on his way back from a meeting of Worthing Excelsior Cycling Club when he was stabbed multiple times.

Daley is charged with murder and possession of an article with a blade or point. He will stand trial before Lewes Crown Court on May 3.

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