Crime & the Law

Identities of alleged Notting Hill murder victims emerge at Old Bailey hearing

The Central Criminal Court

The Old Bailey, London. Image: LMMNews

The identities of two alleged murder victims from Notting Hill have emerged at the first Old Bailey hearing of the woman charged with the offences.

36 year old Shelley Christopher is accused of killing her partner Emanuel Amphahasa, who was in his 40s, and her four-year-old child Sophia Christopher.

The victims’ bodies were found at their home in Colville Square on Friday, February 27th.

The man and little girl were pronounced dead at the scene.

Christopher also faces a further charge of attempted murder.

She was unfit to attend her first Crown Court appearance via video link.

Judge Christopher Moss QC refused bail and has adjourned the case to a plea and case management hearing in late May.

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