Man accused of murdering Dutch artist in Dundee
A 21-year-old man has appeared in court accused of murdering a Dutch artist in Dundee.
John Styles is alleged to have hit Jeroen Van Neijhof, 38, with a piece of wood and repeatedly struck and kicked him on the head and body.
Prosecutors allege Mr Styles repeatedly struck him on the head and body with a knife or similar instrument.
Mr Styles made no plea at Dundee Sheriff Court and the case was continued.
He faces a further charge of stealing £10 and a box and its contents.
Mr Neijhof was found dead at his flat in Dundee's Brown Constable Street at about 09:35 on Friday.
Defence solicitor David Duncan made no motion for bail on Mr Styles' behalf during a brief hearing.
Sheriff Tom Hughes remanded Mr Styles in custody.