A 26-year-old man is due to go on trial today (Monday 15 February) charged with murdering Brighton University student Janet Muller.
Her body was found in the boot of a burning car in Crawley last year after she went missing from Mill View Hospital in Hove.
Christopher Jeffrey-Shaw, 26, from Lakeside, in Beckenham, south London, pleaded not guilty to the murder when he appeared by video at Guildford Crown Court last August.
Miss Muller went missing from Mill View Hospital, in Hangleton, on the night of Thursday 12 March.
Her body was found in the boot of a burning Volkswagen Jetta car the next afternoon in Rusper Road, close to the Ifield Golf and Country Club, Crawley.
The car had been set on fire while the 21-year-old German student was still alive.
Post-mortem tests found that she died of breathing in smoke.