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Jersey murder accused Damian Rzeszowski remanded in custody

Scene of stabbings in Victoria Crescent
Image caption Six people, including three children, died from stab wounds at Victoria Crescent on 14 August

A man accused of murdering six people in a multiple stabbing attack in Jersey has been remanded in custody after a court hearing.

Damian Rzeszowski, 30, is charged with murdering his wife and two children, his wife's best friend and her child, and his father-in-law in St Helier.

During a hearing at Jersey's Royal Court, he appeared via video link from a secure facility in the UK.

He is due to reappear before the Royal Court on 19 March.

Izabela Rzeszowska, 30, and her children, five-year-old Kinga, and two-year-old Kacper, Marek Garstka, 56, Marta Dominika De La Haye, 34, and her five-year-old daughter Julia Frances were found with stab wounds at a flat in Victoria Crescent on 14 August.

The court heard Mr Rzeszowski would undergo a medical assessment prior to his next appearance.

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