A 40-year-old Harrogate man has appeared in court charged with murder.

Detectives charged Oktay Kilic with the murder of Mark Leslie John Berney, aged 44, from Knaresborough.

Mr Berney was discovered with fatal stab wounds in a car parked in Ripley, Harrogate, at about 9.30pm on Sunday August 3.

Kilic was not asked to enter a plea, and was remanded in custody.

He is due to appear at Leeds Crown Court on Friday.