A man accused of murdering his wife appeared at the Old Bailey yesterday.

Bulent Sessacar, 28, is accused of murdering Rebecca Sessacar, 25, at their home in Duppas Hill Terrace, Croydon.

Mr Sessacar has also been charged with the ABH of their six-year-old daughter.

Mrs Sessacar, a trainee teaching assistant who worked at Asda in Beddington, was stabbed to death on December 20. It is understood she was stabbed dozens of times.

Mr Sessacar will attend a plea and case management hearing on April 4, at the Old Bailey. He has been remanded in custody.