A man has been charged with the murder of a pensioner who was found dead in a flat in St Helens almost 12 months ago.
Anthony Hallard is accusing of killing 69-year-old David Rimmer last September.
The 19-year-old appeared at Liverpool Crown Court today (Thursday) to hear the charge against him.
Hallard, of Rainhill Road, St Helens, is alleged to have killed the pensioner on Friday, September 13 at a flat on Borough Road near the town centre.
He was remanded in custody.