Gordon Hill, Charlton’s public defender, said at the court appearance Tuesday that no forensic evidence had linked any particular person to the crime.
Hill also said no time of death was established in the certification of probable cause that overlaps with the time Charlton was with Lyne.
They also said he had told them “life was putting too much pressure on him” and he felt he was becoming mentally unstable.
The restraining order was later dismissed at the parents’ request.
Emily Yoffe, aka Dear Prudence, is on weekly to chat live with readers. (Sign up here to get Dear Prudence delivered to your inbox each week. Things were going great for me, my daughter and my relationship with "Tim." Tim and I were set up by a mutual friend who is a professor at the college my daughter attends. I feel like I am in a horribly-written daytime soap opera.