Two men plead not guilty to murder in East Ham greenway

Mantas Ziedavicius was stabbed to death in a greenway in East Ham

Mantas Ziedavicius was stabbed to death in a greenway in East Ham - Credit: Archant

Two men accused of killing 29-year-old Mantas Ziedavicius in an East Ham greenway have pleaded not guilty to murder.

Pavels Rozkovs, 42, from Hastings and Hennadiy Yelizarou, 21, of no fixed address, appeared at the Old Bailey today charged with the murder of Mr Ziedavicius in a greenway next to Lonsdale Avenue in February.

Both men will stand trial beginning on August 3.

Mr Ziedavicius, a Lithuanian national, was found collapsed on the footpath by officers and paramedics at about 1.30am on February 24.

He was found with stab wounds and was pronounced dead soon after.