Mhondi Wilfred Jacob Yakaponda Linda Vilika Appears In Court
A MAN has appeared in court charged with murder following the death of a woman in a village.Wilfred Jacob, 42, of the Street, Great Saling, is alleged to have killed 41-year-old Linda Vilika at the same address on Monday, August 19.The charge comes after the body of 41-year-old Linda Vilika was found at a property in Great Saling on Monday.A post-mortem examination took place on Wednesday. It established that the provisional cause of her death was stab wounds, but further investigation is required, police said.Essex Police said:
“We await the results of further tests, which will take several weeks.”After being taken into custody and charged with murder at the weekend, Mr Jacob appeared at Chelmsford Crown Court on Tuesday via video link to confirm his name and date of birth.The hearing was adjourned until September 24 and a trial date set for March 16 next yearDetectives continue to appeal for further information about the incident. Anyone who believes may hold relevant information and has not yet spoken to the North Major Crime Team is asked to call 101 or e-mail email@example.com.Alternatively, contact the Crimestoppers charity, anonymously, on 0800 555 111 or use the anonymous online form at Crimestoppers-uk.org.