A MAN has appeared before magistrates in Liverpool charged with the murder of Sharon Lynch, whose battered body was found in a derelict warehouse in the city centre on Nov 27.

Sharon (22) from Fingerpost, moved to Liverpool over a year ago and earlier this month, her mother Sheila Johnston gave an emotional appeal for information through the St Helens Star.

Twenty seven year old John Patrick Flannagan, of no fixed abode, was charged with murder and perverting the course of justice and has been remanded in custody until December 29. No application was made for bail.

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