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April search switches focus

Police have said that the search of April Jones' home town of Machynlleth is almost complete. Superintendent Ian John, who is leading the search, said the focus is now turning to the village of Ceinws where suspect Mark Bridger used to live.

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Mark Bridger remanded in custody

Mark Bridger has appeared at Aberystwyth Magistrates' Court accused of the abduction and murder of five-year-old April Jones. He also faces a charge of perverting the course of justice.

Bridger spoke only to confirm his name and address and that he understood the charges.

Magistrates remanded Bridger in custody and he will next appear at Caernarfon Crown Court on Wednesday.

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