THE man charged with murdering Adrian Locke in Worcester has appeared in court this morning.

Micah Golding, of Crossfarm Road, Harborne, Birmingham, is charged with Mr Locke's murder on Wednesday, January 2 and appeared at Worcester Magistartes Court.

Golding also faces two counts of conspiracy to supply crack cocain and diamorphine in Worcester between December 2 and Thursday, January 3.

The 21-year-old, who was arrested in Birmingham at about 7pm on Sunday, only spoke to confirm his name, age and address.

He was remanded in custody and will now appear at Worcester Crown Court tomorrow morning.

Mr Locke, of Wych Road, Droitwich, was found by paramedics with stab wounds outside 42a Teme Road, Worcester, at around 7.20pm on Wednesday, January 2.

Despite their efforts, Mr Locke, 39, was confirmed dead at the scene by a doctor a short while later.