A man suspected of the murder of schoolgirl Lucy McHugh has been remanded in custody charged with failing to give his Facebook password to police investigating her death.
Stephen-Alan Nicholson appeared at Southampton Magistrates’ Court over the charge, which carries a maximum penalty of two years in prison.
Police are investigating any private messages sent between him and the 13-year-old, who was found stabbed to death in woodland near Southampton Sports Centre at 7.45am on Thursday.
She had left her home in Mansel Road East at 9.30am the day before, but did not return as expected.
Nicholson, 24, has been remanded in custody.