The trial of four men, accused of murdering a 50-year-old man at his Bradford home, was due to begin today.

Lee Calvert, 23, of Stirling Crescent, Holme Wood, Bradford; Joseph Lowther, 21, of Copgrove Road, Holme Wood; Robert Woodhead, 28, of Fred’s Place, Tyersal; and Andrew Feather, 23, of no fixed address, have all pleaded not guilty to the murder of Barry Selby, of Rayleigh Street, East Bowling, Bradford, on Monday, October 14, last year.

They also deny charges of possessing a firearm with intent to endanger life and possessing a firearm with intent to cause fear of violence.

A fifth defendant, Natasha Wall, 24 tomorrow, of Stirling Crescent, has pleaded not guilty to perverting the course of justice.

A jury of seven women and five men was sworn in yesterday and was told the prosecution would open its case this morning.