Lewis Daynes appeared at Chelmsford Crown Court today accused of murdering 14-year-old Breck Bednar in Grays

Southend Standard: Second court appearance for teenager accused of murdering 14-year-old Breck Bednar in Grays Second court appearance for teenager accused of murdering 14-year-old Breck Bednar in Grays

A TEENAGER has appeared in court in connection with the death of another youth at a Grays flat.

No charges were put to 18-year-old Lewis Daynes when he appeared at Chelmsford Crown Court and the case was adjourned until April.

Daynes, Rosebery Road, Grays, has been charged with the murder of 14-year-old Breck Bednar.

The teenager from Caterham in Surrey was found in a  Rosebery Road flat on February 17 and despite efforts to save his life, paramedics declared him dead at the scene.

Daynes, wearing a light brown top and dark trousers spoke only once to confirm his name during the five minute hearing.

The computer engineer will return to court on April 24 for a plea and case management hearing and was remanded in custody until then.

There was no application for bail.

Southend Standard:

Investigation: The scene outside the flat in Rosebery Road, Grays

Today, the family of Breck Bednar have paid tribute to him and say they will set up a fund in his name. 

They said: "In lieu of flowers and other gifts, a family fund will be established in Breck's memory to support computer literacy, a cause which was close to his heart. For information on contributing, please email mma@gony.net."

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