A man has appeared in court charged with killing his step-father by mowing him down with a car.
Nathan Kenny of Braemar Close, Whiston, is accused of murdering Michael Fennah in December last year.
Kenny, 33, appeared at Liverpool Crown Court on Thursday.
Speaking via video link from Walton prison, he denied the charge.
He was remanded in custody until May 12 when the trial is expected to begin.