Daniel Martin James Carroll from Edward Street in Portadown appeared before Newry Crown Court, sitting in Belfast, earlier today (Friday).
The 28-year-old denies murdering the father-of-two, who was found on the Carrivekeeney Road in south Armagh on July 26, 2018.
First responders attended the incident shortly after 3.15pm, but the 32-year-old is understood to have passed away from his injuries at the scene.
He died as a result of a series of stab wounds.
The trial, which will last for a number of weeks, is expected to begin on March 2, next year.
Carroll was remanded back into custody.