The 17-year-old was stabbed to death in a park in Harold Hill on Friday, 1 March.
Manuel Petrovic, 20, of Highfield Road, Chase Cross, appeared at Barkingside Magistrates’ Court this morning.
He confirmed his name, address, date of birth and told the court he is Croatian.
Petrovic has been remanded in custody and will next appear at the Old Bailey on Monday.
Officers arrested him in Leicester earlier this week.
A male who was arrested in London yesterday remains in police custody.
Investigators are continuing to appeal for anyone with information about Jodie’s death to call police on 020 8345 3775, Tweet @MetCC or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.Tags: Romford, Havering, Harold Hill, Jodie Chesney
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