A woman has denied murdering a man on New Year’s Day.

Stephanie Bowie, 28, is accused of knifing to death Darren Russell on 1st January, 2021.

The charge lists two locations – Barsail Primary School and a path near the Grill in the Park Bar both Erskine, Renfrewshire.

It is claimed Bowie did repeatedly strike the 21 year-old on the body with a knife.

Prosecutors allege before this the woman – along with 18 year-old Mark Bowie – punched Mr Russell, made threats, kicked him, brandished a blade and chased him.

Both are separately accused of attempting to defeat the ends of justice after the alleged murder.

Stephanie Bowie further faces charges of having a knife, presenting a blade at a man and assaulting a woman.

She is also accused of acting with Gary Howieson, 31, in attacking a man at a house in East Kilbride on 10th February, 2021.

Howieson and Mark Bowie pled not guilty during the hearing at the High Court in Glasgow.

The case was adjourned until October.