A MAN appeared in court yesterday charged with the murder last summer of York busker Anthony Grayson.

Ethan Wharton, 23, from York, was remanded in custody by magistrates and will appear before the city's Crown Court on Monday. He is also charged with the theft of two caravans, unlawfully taking two vehicles an supplying a controlled drug.

Mr Grayson, who was 38, died at his flat in George Street, York, in June last year.