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Ella Parker killing: Man in court over Milton Keynes death

Police at scene
Image caption Ella Parker was found dead at her home on Newport Road, New Bradwell

A man has appeared in court charged with murdering a pregnant woman found dead in her own home in Milton Keynes.

The body of 29-year-old Ella Parker was found at a property on Newport Road, New Bradwell, on 7 December.

Ryan Blacknell, 24, of no fixed abode, was remanded in custody at Milton Keynes Magistrates' Court. He will next appear at Luton Crown Court on Friday.

A post-mortem examination found Ms Parker died as a result of puncture wounds to the neck.

Thames Valley Police has referred itself to the Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC) over its response to a missing person report which is connected to the death.

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