STAN Lee Marvel has been arrested and is in police custody after failing to turn up to court.

A warrant was issued for the 36-year-old's arrest after he failed to turn up to Salisbury Magistrates Court on Friday, August 16.

He was due in court charged with preventing a lawful burial.

The charge relates to the death of Samantha Dixon in Amesbury.

He is due to appear at Swindon Magistrates Court later today.