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Man accused of murdering Christina unfit to attend court
1:08pm Friday 6th September 2013 in News
Phillip Simelane, who is accused of murdering Halesowen schoolgirl Christina Edkins, was unfit to attend court today.
Simelane, aged 23 from Walsall, is currently in a secure mental facility and was unfit to enter a plea at Birmingham Crown Court.
The hearing was adjourned pending further reports into the state of Simelane's mind.
He will be required to enter a plea on October 2.
Christina was killed on the number 9 bus on the way to Leasowes High School on March 7 after a fatal stab wound to the chest, her family were in court today to see the proceedings.
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