Dawit Khasay, 19, appeared for a short hearing at Teesside Crown Court :: The case was adjourned to a further hearing this week
A teenager accused of the murder of a young woman in Middlesbrough has appeared at Teesside Crown Court.
Dawit Khasay, 19, was in court after a woman in her 20s was found dead at a property on Parliament Road, Middlesbrough in the early hours of Saturday morning.
Khasay, of Maple Street, Middlesbrough is originally from Eritrea and speaks the East African language Tigrinya.
He appeared for a short hearing in front of Judge Simon Bourne-Arton QC, the Recorder of Middlesbrough, this morning.
He has not yet entered any pleas and is remanded in custody.
The case was adjourned to a further hearing tomorrow or Friday for an interpreter to come to court.
Officers were called to a “multi-occupancy house” on Parliament Road at around 3.35am on Saturday by a concerned member of the public.
Police have confirmed that the dead woman was in her twenties and was a foreign national.
She was pronounced dead at the scene by paramedics
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