A BARNSLEY man will stand trial accused of manslaughter following the death of his son.

Shaun Stewart, 52, of Lord Street, Hoyle Mill, pleaded not guilty to manslaughter and attempted theft when he appeared at Sheffield Crown Court on November 11.

His son Brent Campbell, 29, of Tuxford Crescent, Lundwood, died in March 2012 after being found by electricity engineers close to a pylon in a field.

A trial date has been set for February 24.