Gemma Simpson case: Man in court

Gemma Simpson in 2000 Image copyright West Yorkshire Police
Image caption Gemma Simpson disappeared in 2000

A man charged with the murder of a woman missing for 14 years has appeared in court.

Martin Bell, 44, of St Leonard's Crescent, Scarborough, is accused of murdering Gemma Simpson between 4 May and 3 June, 2000.

Miss Simpson, 23, of Harehills, Leeds, has not been seen since May 2000.

Mr Bell did not enter a plea when he appeared via video link at Leeds Crown Court, and was remanded in custody until 22 July.

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