Teenager appears in court charged with Great Yarmouth murder

Andrew McGowan.

Andrew McGowan. - Credit: Supplied

A teenager accused of murdering Great Yarmouth man Andrew McGowan, has appeared in court.

Warren Ricardo Blake, 18, from Thorncliffe Road in south London, was brought before magistrates in Norwich today.

Norfolk and Suffolk Major Investigation Team charged Blake with murder on Friday.

Mr McGowan, 33, was found with serious injuries when police officers, called to reports of a disturbance, went to a flat in Dickens Court, Great Yarmouth, at 10.35pm on November 14. Mr McGowan died at the scene.

A Home Office post-mortem examination revealed he died as a result of stab wounds.

During today's brief court appearance, Blake spoke only to confirm his name, birth date and address.

No plea was entered and Blake, who turned 18 earlier this week, was remanded in custody, He will next appear at Norwich Crown Court on Monday.

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A 21-year-old man also arrested in connection with the incident has been bailed to respond to police at a later date.

A further man and woman, from Great Yarmouth and arrested in connection with the crime, remain on police bail.