Man is charged with murder of Rastrick woman in Huddersfield

A MAN has been charged with killing a young woman from Rastrick.

Gavin Sartain, 31, who is also thought to be from Rastrick, appeared before Huddersfield magistrates yesterday afternoon.

He gave his address as Baker Street, Huddersfield, and will appear in court again on Tuesday.

Michelle, 23, died in the early hours of Thursday from multiple stab wounds.

Tributes have been pouring in for Michelle on Facebook from her many friends.

The head teacher at Rastrick High School, where she was a student, described Michelle as “a joy to teach”.

Helen Lennie said: “Michelle was a friendly and popular student who came from a loving and supportive family.

“She was always a pleasant, well-mannered and quiet young lady and a joy to teach.

“Michelle was very well thought of by students and staff and we are all deeply saddened by the news of her untimely death.

“The school wishes to send their sincere condolences to her family and friends at this time.”