New Zealand main suspect charged with murder

Christchurch: In New Zealand, the main suspect in mass shootings at two mosques in a Christchurch was charged with one count of murder a day after the attack that killed 49 people and wounded dozens.

Brenton Harrison Tarrant, a 28-year old Australian citizen, appeared in a District Court and was remanded without a plea until his next scheduled appearance in the High Court 5th of next month.

Tarrant hands were handcuffed and he was wearing white prison attire. His court-appointed lawyer made no application for bail or name suppression.  Police said further charges are expected to be made against him.