Eastmoor murder latest - man appears in court

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A MAN accused of murder has appeared before city magistrates.

Tomas Riauka, 33, is charged with killing Linas Kuedaras, 29, at Marsland Avenue, Eastmoor, on Friday, May 18.

Riauka, of Marsland Avenue, spoke through a Lithuanian interpreter to confirm his personal details during a five minute hearing this morning. (Tuesday)

His case was sent to Leeds Crown Court where he faces a preliminary hearing on Wednesday morning.

Riauka was remanded in custody.