Model Emily Longley's death: Man, 20, appears in court

Emily Longley
Image caption Emily Longley grew up in Auckland

A man has appeared in court charged with murdering an aspiring 17-year-old New Zealand model in Bournemouth.

Emily Longley was living in the town and studying at Brockenhurst College, Hampshire, when she was found dead in a bungalow in Queenswood Avenue on 7 May.

Elliott Turner, 20, was remanded in custody by Bournemouth magistrates.

Mr Turner and his parents, Leigh and Anita, 53 and 50, of Queenswood Avenue, Bournemouth, are also accused of trying to pervert the course of justice.

Elliot Turner is accused of failing to telephone the emergency services and attempting to persuade his mother to change her account to the police.

Remanded in custody

His parents are accused of failing to telephone the emergency services, removing evidence from the crime scene and destroying vital evidence.

Image caption Elliot Turner's parents, Anita Turner and Leigh Turner, were bailed to return to court in October

Elliott Turner is due to attend a preliminary hearing at Winchester Crown Court on 28 July.

His parents were released on bail to appear at Bournemouth Crown Court on 3 October.

Emily, who had grown up in Auckland, moved to Bournemouth in 2010.

A post-mortem examination failed to establish the cause of her death.

An inquest was opened and adjourned on 9 May.

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