Tracey Woodford murder: Christopher May appears in court
A man has appeared in court charged with murdering a woman whose body was found dismembered in a flat in Rhondda Cynon Taff.
Tracey Woodford, 47, was found dead in Pontypridd on Friday, three days after being reported missing.
Christopher May, 50, spoke only to confirm his name and address during the two minute hearing in Merthyr Tydfil.
Magistrates remanded him in custody to appear at Cardiff Crown Court on Tuesday.
Areas of the town were first cordoned off on Friday evening following the discovery of Ms Woodford's body in a flat in Andrews Court, Rickards Street.
There has been a major police search of the ground surrounding Pontypridd rugby club. The club is open again this morning.
Police are still working at the flat where the body was discovered.