A MAN has appeared in court charged with murdering a gran found stabbed to death at home.
Police found the physique of Michelle Hanson, 47, inside a home in Sunderland on December 3.
She died a number of stab or slash-like wounds, Northumbria Police stated.
Alexander Carr was arrested 275 miles away in Islington, North London.
He appeared at South Tyneside Magistrates’ Court at the moment charged with homicide.
The 33-year-old can also be charged with possessing a bladed article, particularly a looking knife.
Carr spoke solely to verify his title, date of beginning and deal with in the course of the transient listening to.
He was remanded in custody to subsequent seem at Newcastle Crown Court on December 23.
It comes after Michelle’s household paid tribute to the grandmother.
Her daughter Shannon Brown, 29, stated: “It’s heartbreaking for us as a household to know we are going to by no means see her once more.
“My mum was a caring, type and loving individual. She would by no means harm anybody, even when somebody did one thing to harm her, she would forgive them as a result of she all the time noticed the great in individuals.
“Please, when you have any data which will help the police with their investigation, don’t hesitate to get in contact with them.”