Man in court after Trevor Allen's death in Rixton

Trevor Allen Image copyright Cheshire Police
Image caption Trevor Allen was found dead in Manchester Road

A lorry driver has appeared in court charged with the murder of a 56-year-old man who was killed in Cheshire.

Trevor Allen was found dead near to his car on a carriageway in Manchester Road, Rixton near Warrington, at 08:15 GMT on Saturday.

Mr Allen, from Manchester, was "loved by all who knew him", his family said in a tribute

Mark Slater, 46, of Hillside Avenue, in Manchester was remanded to appear at Chester Crown Court on 19 February.

In a statement Mr Allen's family said: "Trevor was an amazing, caring dad, granddad, brother, uncle, son and friend to many.

"His smile and charm made the room light up when he walked in.

"Loved by all who knew him, he is irreplaceable and will be very sadly missed."

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