Woman accused of killing Ludmila Poletelova in Limavady to stand trial later this year

Woman accused of killing Ludmila Poletelova in Limavady to stand trial later this year

A woman accused of killing Ludmila Poletelova between April 19 and April 23, 2021 will stand trial later this year at Coleraine Crown Court.  

Svetlana Svedova appeared via link before Belfast Crown Court on Friday afternoon.

The 47-year-old Latvian denies murdering Ludmila Poletelova.

A post-mortem examination revealed Ms Poletelova (61), originally from Latvia, died as a result of a number of blows to the head.

Mr Justice O'Hara set her trial to start on Wednesday, November 9. It is expected to last two weeks.

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