A SECURITY guard today denied plotting to kidnap and murder Holly Willoughby.
Gavin Plumb, 36, is accused of being part of an alleged plan to snatch the TV star.
The 35-stone shopping centre security officer appeared at Chelmsford Crown Court today.
He denied soliciting to commit murder and incitement to commit kidnap between October 2 and 5.
A provisional trial date was set for June 24 next year.
Plumb, who works at the Pinnacles Shopping Centre in Harlow, Essex, was arrested last month after the alleged plot was rumbled.
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