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Tweed due in court on rape charge

Jack Tweed
Jack Tweed's wife Jade Goody died in March

Jack Tweed, the widower of reality television star Jade Goody, has been charged with rape.

The 22-year-old was charged with one count of rape over an alleged attack at an address in Redbridge, Essex, a Metropolitan Police spokesman said.

Mr Tweed, who lives in Repton Park, Chigwell, Essex, is due before Redbridge Magistrates' Court later.

Officers also arrested a 22-year-old man, who has been bailed, and a man, aged 25, who remains in custody.

Police said the men were arrested following a complaint from a woman.

Mr Tweed, whose wife died in March, was arrested on Friday along with the 22-year-old man.

A third man, 25, was arrested on Friday night and is being held at an east London police station.



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