Sabina Nessa, 28, was ‘beaten to death with 2ft long weapon’ in ‘premeditated and predatory attack caught on CCTV’
Koci Selamaj, 36, has been remanded in custody accused of beating school teacher Sabina Nessa to death ‘in a premeditated and predatory attack’.
He is alleged to have loitered for half an hour in Cator Park in Kidbrooke, south-east London before murdering Sabina Nessa.
It is claimed her attacker used a 2ft long weapon to strike her repeatedly before carrying her away unconscious.
At the Old Bailey, Prosecutor Alison Morgan QC said: ‘The defendant is 36 as of this year and had no previous convictions.
‘He is an Albanian national. There is nothing to suggest the defendant and the deceased were known to each other.
‘The prosecution suggests this was a premeditated and predatory attack on a stranger.
‘At the time of these events, the defendant was living at a flat in Eastbourne, East Sussex.
‘He has legal status in this country. He was working at a garage in the Eastbourne area.
‘On the evening of 17 September, Sabina Nessa made plans to meet with a friend at a bar called The Depot in Kidbrooke Village.
‘In order to get to that location, she took a route through Cator Park in Kidbrooke Village.
‘She was attacked and killed in Cator Park. Some of her movements through the park and the attack on her were captured on CCTV footage.’
Remanding him in custody Recorder of London, Judge Mark Lucraft, said: ‘The next hearing, in this case, will be on 16 December.’
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