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Grand Union Canal murder accused at Old Bailey

A man has appeared in court charged with murdering a mother-of-three whose body was found in a canal on Christmas Day.

Ruby Love, 23, from Harrow, north-west London, was discovered in the Grand Union Canal by a passer-by at Bankside, Southall, at 11:40 GMT.

The Old Bailey remanded Manzar Juma, 27, of Ealing, west London, in custody until a hearing on 6 April.

Ms Love's 45-year-old mother Precious was in court for the brief hearing.

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