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Man in court over woman's murder
Kellie Telesford
Tests showed Kellie Telesford was strangled
A man has appeared at the Old Bailey charged with murdering a woman found strangled in her south London home.

Kellie Telesford's body was found by police officers at her home in Leander Road, Thornton Heath, on 21 November.

Shanniel Hyatt, 18, of Northborough Road, Norbury, south-east London, has been remanded in custody.

Miss Telesford, 40, formerly known as Kayiode Dexter Telesford, was born a man but had been living as a woman for several years.

The date of Mr Hyatt's next court hearing is still to be fixed.

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