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Billy Mankelow death: Leeds student murder accused remanded

Billy Mankelow Image copyright British Transport Police
Image caption Billy Mankelow was found with severe head injuries in a railway arch in Leeds

A man has appeared before magistrates charged with the murder of a student found with severe head injuries near Leeds railway station.

Billy Mankelow was found in a railway arch, on Swinegate, in the early hours of Saturday but died on Sunday.

The 20-year-old, from Tonbridge in Kent, was studying in the city.

Richard Dennis Langdon Danter, 31, of Queen's Road in Leeds, was remanded in custody and is expected to appear at Leeds Crown Court on Wednesday.

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