Three people charged with murder after a man was stabbed to death have been remanded in custody.

Two men and a woman appeared in Nottingham Crown Court on Wednesday, May 3.

Officers were called to High Cross Leys, in Nottingham city centre, just before 8am on Friday, April 28.

Davices Anderson, 22, was treated by paramedics at the scene and taken to hospital.

He died shortly after.

Courtney McCleary, 53, of High Cross Leys, David St Anthony Francis, 60, of Swale Grove, Bingham, and Lisa Barlow, 44, of High Cross Leys, were charged with his murder.

Also in court, charged with assisting an offender, were Danny O’Keefe, 49, of Keswick Court, Sneinton, and Gregory Bailey, 50, of Comyn Gardens, St Ann’s.

All five defendants were remanded in custody and are next due to appear at Nottingham Crown Court on Monday, June 5.

A 40-year-old woman, arrested on Monday, May 1 on suspicion of murder, and three other suspects previously arrested on suspicion of assisting an offender, a 39-year-old man and two women aged 33 and 44, have been released on conditional bail while inquiries continue.

In a statement, Mr Anderson’s family previously paid tribute and said he “will be missed by so many people and we are truly heartbroken”.