TWO MEN are set to stand trial accused of murder.

James Creaghan, 29, and Craig Ghochani, 29, will appear in the dock at Lewes Crown Court today.

The duo deny the murder of James "Jimmy" Fitzgerald in Barn Cottage Lane, Haywards Heath shortly before Christmas last year.

Mr Fitzgerald, 29, died on his way to hospital after the incident.

Mr Creaghan, of Gowers Close, Ardingly, and Mr Ghochani, of Barn Cottage Lane, Haywards Heath, deny murder.

A jury will be sworn in before Judge Christine Laing QC today.