Hampstead property developer in court accused of wife’s murder

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A property developer accused of killing his pregnant wife at their Hampstead home denied murder when he appeared at the Old Bailey.

Robert Ekaireb, 38, is alleged to have killed Lihua Cao, 27, nearly seven years ago. Her body has never been recovered.

Ekaireb, now of Corrigan Close, Hendon, will return to court on June 24 for trial.