A man from Portslade has appeared before Brighton magistrates this morning charged with the murder of 19-year-old Shana Grice.
Michael Lane, 27, of Thornhill Rise, Portslade, was remanded in custody to appear before a judge at Lewes Crown Court on Tuesday (6 September).
Lane, a tyre and exhaust fitter, appeared in the dock at Brighton Magistrates’ Court this morning (Saturday 3 September) in a white polo shirt with blue trim and grey jogging bottoms.
The bearded defendant is accused of killing the teenager at her flat in Chrisdory Road, Mile Oak, on Thursday 25 August.
He did not enter a plea, speaking only to confirm his name, date of birth and address and that he understood the charge.