A Salt Lake man has pleaded not guilty to charges he murdered a neighbor.

Bruce Eugene Ulrich, 29, entered the plea Tuesday before 3rd District Judge Kenneth Rigtrup, who scheduled a trial for Aug. 16.Ulrich is charged with second-degree murder in the death of William L. Odell, 62, who was stabbed April 5 in his apartment at 335 E. Third South, the same building Ulrich lived in.

Another resident, Danny F. Chavez, 30, is charged with obstructing justice, accused of helping Ulrich find an alibi the night of the murder. Chavez has yet to be arraigned in district court.