London crime: Woman denies killing Wembley lady found decapitated 250 miles from home

A woman has pleaded not guilty to killing a 67-year-old woman whose decapitated body was found 250 miles away from her home.

Mee Kuen Chong, 67, was reported missing from her home in Wembley, North London, on June 11.

Her body was discovered two weeks later in a woodland area near the town of Salcombe in Devon.

Yesterday (September 28), Jemma Mitchell, 37, pleaded not guilty to murdering Chong at the Old Bailey during a plea hearing, reports the Mirror.

Mee Kuen Chong had lived in Wembley for over 30 years

A four-week trial has been set for September 26 2022 by Judge Anthony Leonard QC.

A further hearing has also been set for December 23 this year where Mitchell will appear via video link.

The defendant was remanded into custody where she will remain until the next hearing.

Chong, known to friends as Deborah, was found by dog walkers on June 27th.

Her death was initially treated as unexplained but a murder investigation was launched two days later.

She had lived in Wembley for more than 30 years after moving from Malaysia.

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