Accused not in court
A MAN charged with the murder of a 46-year-old Coolangatta man did not appear in court yesterday during the first mention of the matter.
Darren Kenneth Mitchell, of Labrador, is charged with one count each of murder, burglary and receiving tainted property.
The body of Edward James Lockyer was found in his Dixon St unit on Thursday, February 2.
Mr Mitchell was charged with the murder on Thursday.
No application for bail was made. Magistrate Ron Kilner adjourned the matter to March 29.