A TRIAL date for a boy accused of killing a city restaurant boss has been revealed.

Sue Addis was found dead at her home in Cedars Gardens, Brighton, last month.

Police officers cordoned off the £1million property while a murder inquiry was launched.

News of the death of the 69-year-old causeshock in the city.

Sue was the well known owner of Donatello's and Pinocchio's restaurant in Brighton.

Hundreds of people left their tributes to her, including MPs, charities and business leaders.

A 17-year-old boy, who cannot be identified for legal reasons, was charged with her murder.

At a hearing held at Lewes Crown Court, Her Honour Judge Christine Laing QC said there would be a new hearing held on March 12.

Lawyer Deanna Heer represented the Crown Prosecution Service, while Sarah Elliott QC and Stephen Sonn represented the youth.

The judge said there is a provisional trial ate for August 9 this year, although this may change. Because the accused is under 18, his trial will have priority over other cases.