A man has been charged in connection with the death of a rockstar who was killed by a heroin overdose. 

Robert Skipper, 28, guitarist from The Holloways was found dead at a property in Royal Crescent, Brighton, where he was staying at the time, on October 2, 2014.

A post mortem revealed he died from a heroin overdose.

Ceejay Licorish, Cromwell Road, London has been charged for supply of heroin in connection with his death.

He appeared at Lewes Crown Court on May 27 and will next appear at Isleworth Crown Court at a date to be set.