1:08pm Friday 6th September 2013
Phillip Simelane, who is accused of murdering Halesowen schoolgirl Christina Edkins, was unfit to attend court today.
Simelane, aged 23 from Walsall, is currently in a secure mental facility and was unfit to enter a plea at Birmingham Crown Court.
The hearing was adjourned pending further reports into the state of Simelane's mind.
He will be required to enter a plea on October 2.
Christina was killed on the number 9 bus on the way to Leasowes High School on March 7 after a fatal stab wound to the chest, her family were in court today to see the proceedings.
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