Three men deny murdering Stratford FC footballer Cody Fisher - The Leamington Observer

Three men deny murdering Stratford FC footballer Cody Fisher

THREE men have denied murdering Stratford Town FC footballer Cody Fisher.

Cody, 23, was fatally stabbed on the dancefloor of the Crane nightclub in Digbeth on Boxing Day.

Kami Carpenter, 21, Remy Gordon, 22, and 18-year-old Reegan Anderson appeared at Birmingham Crown Court via video link on Friday (March 17) and also denied affray.

A four-week trial was scheduled for July.




Gordon, of Cofton Park Drive, Birmingham, and Carpenter and Anderson, both of no fixed address, were remanded in custody.

Police were called to The Crane nightclub just before midnight on December 26 to a report of a stabbing.


Cody, a sports coach at St Gregory’s School in Stratford, was pronounced dead at the scene 30 minutes later.

A postmortem report revealed he had died of a stab wound.

The Crane nightclub has had its licence revoked permanently since the murder.

The club’s licence had been suspended for 28 days after an interim meeting in December, but a Birmingham City Council licencing committee ordered the licence to be revoked after an application by West Midlands Police force.

More than 22,000 have to date also signed a petition aimed at making going out safer following Cody’s death.

The petition Cody’s Law seeks to make metal detectors and bleed kits a lawful requirement for clubs and event venues.

Visit www.change.org/p/cody-s-law-make-metal-detectors-and-bleed-kits-law-for-clubs-and-events to sign the petition.

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