Parliament Road death: Murder accused Dawit Khasay makes appearance at Teesside Crown Court
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
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.