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Tweed in court over rape charge

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

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

The 22-year-old from Essex appeared at Snaresbrook Crown Court for a preliminary hearing.

He did not enter a plea and was remanded in custody. He will return to court for a plea and case management hearing on 16 November.

The alleged offence took place at Mr Tweed's home in Woodford Green on 4 September.

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