13/04/2010

Milly Accused Remanded

The man facing trial over the murder of schoolgirl Milly Dowler has been remanded in custody.

Levi Bellfield, 41, is accused of kidnapping and murdering the 13-year-old in 2002.

Bellfield, a former nightclub doorman, appeared in court this morning to hear the charges against him.

He is accused of taking Milly from Walton-on-Thames, Surrey and later dumping her dead body in Yateley Heath, Hampshire.

Bellfield, originally from West Drayton, west London, appeared by video link at Staines Magistrates Court.

He was remanded in custody at the end of the short hearing and ordered to attend Guildford Crown Court on 30 April.

(PR)

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