A public defender was appointed Friday for the third man charged with murder in last month's slaying of a Pizza Hut delivery driver.
During Relford's first appearance in court Friday, Fayette District Judge Joseph T. Bouvier scheduled the next hearing for 8:30 a.m. June 5.
Relford, 22, was charged about 10:30 p.m. Thursday with murder, first-degree robbery and tampering with evidence in the death of Salahuddin Jitmoud.
Relford also was charged with first-degree robbery and tampering with evidence, according to Lexington police. He is being held without bond in the Fayette County jail.
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Jitmoud, 22, was found stabbed to death about 10:45 p.m. April 19 in a breezeway at Walnut Hill Apartments at 3716 Trent Circle. He died of a large wound to the front of his neck. His slaying was the city's sixth homicide of 2015.
Antonio Lewis, 30, and Cameron Rashawn McClellan, 28, previously were charged with murder and first-degree robbery in the case. Their cases have been sent to the grand jury.
According to court records, Relford was charged in February with fourth-degree assault after he "assaulted his girlfriend causing minor injuries." The charge was amended May 21 to disorderly conduct. Other court records show Relford with minor traffic offenses and a family court case.