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Man in court over ex-wife murder

14 December 09 12:43 GMT

The ex-husband of a woman who was found dying in a London street has appeared in court charged with her murder.

Harpreet Aulakh, 31, from north-west London, spoke only to confirm his name and address at a hearing at Feltham Magistrates' Court.

Mr Aulakh is charged with murdering 28-year-old Geeta Aulakh, who was attacked in Greenford while picking up her two sons from school on 16 November.

Mrs Aulakh was found with severe head injuries and her hand severed.

The Sunrise Radio receptionist died a few hours later in hospital from a severe head injury.

Mr Aulakh was remanded in custody and will appear before the Old Bailey on 1 March.

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