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Sian O'Callaghan's Swindon funeral date set

Sian O’Callaghan
Image caption Miss O'Callaghan was found dead near Uffington, Oxfordshire

The funeral of Sian O'Callaghan, who was found dead five days after a night out in Swindon, will take place on Monday.

Miss O'Callaghan, 22, went missing after leaving Suju nightclub in the town on 19 March.

Her body was found on 24 March by police searching a field near Uffington in Oxfordshire.

Christopher Halliwell, 47, of Ashbury Avenue, Swindon, is charged with Miss O'Callaghan's murder.

Mr Halliwell is due to appear before Bristol Crown Court on 14 July for a plea and case management hearing.

Miss O'Callaghan's funeral will be private, but the cortege will pass slowly through the town, for those who want to pay their respects.

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