29/06/2006

Man remanded over model's murder

A 35-year-old man has appeared in court charged with the murder of teenage model Sally Anne Bowman.

Mark Dixie, 35, a chef of no fixed address, was also charged with indecently assaulting a woman in Purley in 2001 and outraging public decency in a separate charge in the same year.

He was remanded in custody at a hearing at Sutton Magistrates' Court. He is due to appear at the Old Bailey on October 26.

Sally Anne, 18, was attacked just yards from her home in South Croydon, south London, last September as she returned home from a night out with friends. She was bitten, sexually assaulted and stabbed to death.

(KMcA/GB)

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