THE third man charged in connection with the fatal stabbing of a teenager has appeared in court.

Bradley Jones, of New Road, Bledington, appeared at Oxford Crown Court yesterday (Monday) charged with perverting the course of justice.

The 21-year-old was released on bail and is due to enter a plea on Friday, May 30, with a provisional trial date of Monday, August 11.

William Blencowe, 20, of Oxford Road, Banbury, has been charged with murdering 17-year-old Connor outside his flat in Iffley Fields, Oxford, on February 13.

Grant Clemens, 23, of Stockwells, Moreton, is accused of assisting an offender and both remain in custody.