The former partner of a beauty queen who was stabbed to death in front of her daughter appeared at the Old Bailey today accused of her murder.
David Gikawa, 38, is said to have attacked 29 year-old model Linah Keza at her home in Leyton, east London, last week.
Ms Keza, a former Miss Africa contestant, was found with stab wounds to her chest at the address in King Edward Road in the early hours of July 31.
Gikawa was charged with murder and appeared in court by video link from Belmarsh Prison.
No bail application was made and Judge Richard Marks QC remanded him in custody until another hearing on October 22.
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