A MAN accused of murdering a Hereford woman is next due to appear in court in March.

Jason Nellist, 40, of Nicholson Court, Hereford is accused of killing Julie Clark at her home in Highmore Street on January 9.

He appeared at Birmingham Crown Court yesterday for his first hearing at crown court, where directions were taken.

The court ordered a psychiatric report to be carried out.

He is next due to appear in court for a plea and disciplinary hearing on March 9. He has been remanded in custody.