18-year-old charged with murder after body found in house near Saffron Lane

An 18-year-old man has been charged with murder following the death of a man in Leicester.

Kacey Clarke, of Southfields Drive, appeared before Leicester Magistrates, charged with the murder of Steve Clarke.

Police discovered the body inside a house in Southfields Drive, off Saffron Lane, after reports of a fight inside the property on Wednesday 17 October.

Police have not revealed how the man died but a forensic examination has been carried out.

The house was cordoned off by officers following the discovery at 10.15pm on Wednesday night.

The teenager appeared in Court on Saturday 20 October and only spoke to confirm his name and personal details.

He has been remanded in custody to appear at Leicester Crown Court at a later date.