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Monday, May 10, 1999 Published at 10:13 GMT 11:13 UK


Man remanded on London bomb charges

The police van carrying suspect David Copeland arrives at court

An engineer accused of murdering three people in the London nail bombings last month has appeared in court for a second time.

The nail bomb terror
David Copeland, 22, of Sunnybank Road, Cove, Hampshire, spoke only to confirm his name and address at a five-minute hearing at Bow Street Magistrates' Court.

He was remanded in custody and will appear again on 7 June.

Mr Copeland is charged with three counts of murder and three charges of causing an explosion.

The first went off outside a supermarket in Brixton on 17 April, the second a week later in Brick Lane at the heart of London's Bangladeshi community.

The third bomb exploded in a gay pub in Soho on 30 April.

Altogether, the bombs killed three people and injured more than 100.

All the dead were caught in the blast at the Admiral Duncan pub in Soho.

They were Andrea Dykes, 27, John Light, 32, who was best man at her wedding two years ago, and their friend Nick Moore, a 31-year-old office worker.



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