Sasha Marsden killing in Blackpool: Man denies murder

Sasha Marsden Sasha Marsden was stabbed in the head and face

Related Stories

A man has appeared in court to deny murdering a teenage girl who was found stabbed in a Blackpool alleyway.

David Minto, 22, of the Grafton House Hotel in Kirby Road, Blackpool, is accused of killing 16-year-old Sasha Marsden on 31 January.

Sasha was found in an alley behind Kirby Road, South Shore. She had been stabbed in the head and face before attempts were made to set her on fire.

Mr Minto appeared at Preston Crown Court and was remanded in custody.

He is due to appear at the same court for trial on 15 July.

More on This Story

Related Stories

The BBC is not responsible for the content of external Internet sites

BBC Lancashire

Weather

Preston

15 °C 10 °C

Features & Analysis

Elsewhere on the BBC

  • getawayDigital detox

    If you can’t shake your device addiction on your own, there’s a getaway for you

Programmes

  • Hitch-hiking robot HitchBOTClick Watch

    Hitch-hiking robot HitchBOT completes a 6,000 km (3,700 mile) trip plus other tech news

BBC © 2014 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.