Man accused of murdering Kayleigh Dunning in North End appears in court

A MAN accused of murdering a 32-year-old woman days before Christmas has made a brief appearance in court.

Monday, 5th October 2020, 3:46 pm
Kayleigh Louise Dunning, 32, from Portsmouth, was found dead in Kingston Crescent on December 17.
Kayleigh Louise Dunning, 32, from Portsmouth, was found dead in Kingston Crescent on December 17.

Mark Brandford, of Kingston Crescent, North End, appeared at Portsmouth Crown Court, yesterday afternoon.

The 49-year-old is accused of murdering Kayleigh Dunning at his flat on December 17, last year. He has denied the charge.

Wearing jeans, a white jumper, Nike trainers and glasses, he spoke only to confirm his name during the two-minute hearing.

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Police have set up a tent in Paulsgrove as part of a search in relation to the murder of Kayleigh Dunning. March 16, 2020 Picture: Neil Fatkin

Brandford, who is remanded in custody, was transported from prison to attend a case management meeting with his defence counsel.

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