A grandfather from Grimoldby near Louth, accused of murdering his own nine-year-old grandson has this morning appeared at Lincoln Crown Court (Monday, December 29).
Stewart James Greene nodded only to confirm his name during the twelve minute hearing.
The 64-year-old is accused of murdering his grandson, Alex Robinson on December 23.
No pleas were entered and there was no application for bail.
The Crown Prosecution Service were represented by Robby Singh and Greene was represented by Tim Spencer QC.
Greene, of Danes Court, Grimoldby, near Louth, was remanded in to custody by Judge Michael Heath.
He will next appear at Lincoln Crown Court for a plea and case management hearing on April 24.
Greene was arrested on December 23 after emergency services were called to a terraced house Pennell Street, Lincoln, where his grandson lived.
Alex was rushed to Lincoln County Hospital by ambulance but died shortly afterwards.
Greene was taken away in handcuffs. He was charged with murder on Christmas Eve after police received details of a post-mortem examination on Alex.
The cause of the boy’s death has not been revealed.