Reading man denies murdering Yannick Cupido in Valentine’s Day stabbing

A MAN has pleaded not guilty to the murder of Yannick Cupido who was stabbed to death in Caversham earlier this year.

Yannick Cupido, 24, was fatally attacked shortly before 1am on Valentine’s Day in Managua Close, Reading.

The young man was pronounced dead at the scene in Caversham.

O’Neal Joseph, 28, Amersham Road, Caversham, denied murder at a hearing at Reading Crown Court today (June 4). 

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Reece Weatherburn, 22, Nire Road, Caversham, was charged with assisting an offender.

He too pleaded not guilty.

The pair will be tried together on October 11.

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