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Chalcots fatal stabbing: Pair to return to court for plea hearing

PUBLISHED: 10:37 19 February 2018 | UPDATED: 12:51 19 February 2018

Hannah Leonard

Hannah Leonard

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A Kilburn man and woman return to court in April after appearing at the Old Bailey charged with the murder of Hannah Leonard found stabbed to death at a flat in a Camden tower block.

Lucy Casey, 43, of Claire Court, Shoot Up Hill, and James Whitaker, 28, of Craven Park, Kilburn, were told to they must return to the Old Bailey for a plea hearing on April 19 after they appeared in the dock on Thursday, February 15.

Police were called to Bray, on the Chalcots Estate, in Fellows road, Belsize Park, on Friday, February 9 at 10.30am after paramedics reported a woman had been found with stab injuries.

Hannah Leonard, 55, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Casey and Whitaker are due to return to court following April’s plea hearing on July 30.

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