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Rebecca Thompson death: Simon Thompson denies murder

Rebecca Thompson Image copyright Hertfordshire Police
Image caption Rebecca Thompson was found dead by police on 22 June

A father has denied killing his 11-year-old daughter who was found strangled in her Hertfordshire home.

Simon Jonathan Thompson, 52, of Homefield Road, Bushey, pleaded not guilty at St Albans Crown Court to the murder of Rebecca Thompson.

Her body was found in her home in Bushey by police at about midday on 22 June.

Mr Thompson was remanded in custody ahead of a trial, due to start in January.

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