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Man denies murdering Eileen Jones in Bethnal Green

A man has denied murdering a 73-year-old woman whose body was found in a house in east London.

The body of Eileen Jones was found by officers called to the property in Virginia Road, Bethnal Green, in March.

Christopher Newton, 45, of Bow, east London, was remanded in custody until a trial on 21 November when he appeared at the Old Bailey via video link.

The results of a post-mortem examination report giving the cause of Ms Jones's death is still awaited.

Another man and a woman arrested over the death remain on police bail.

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