Sian Murder Accused Remanded

The man accused of the murder of Sian O'Callaghan has been remanded in custody at Bristol Crown Court.

Christopher Halliwell, 47, a taxi driver from Ashbury Avenue in Swindon, made no application for bail.

Miss O'Callaghan, 22, disappeared after leaving Suju nightclub in Swindon on 19 March.

Her body was found dumped in a roadside ditch near Uffington in Oxfordshire.


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