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Man in court over murder of Katie Brankin at glamping site

 A sign for the Swanns Bridge Glamping site near near Limavady in Co Derry where 37-year-old Katie Brankin was stabbed to death on Monday July 12
Jonathan McCambridge, PA

A man has appeared in court charged with murdering a holidaymaker in a Co Derry tourist camp.

Katie Brankin (37) was stabbed to death at an outdoor accommodation site on Seacoast Road near Limavady on Monday July 12.

Thomas Davidson (53) from Collinward Avenue, Newtownabbey, appeared by videolink at Ballymena Magistrates’ Court today charged with murder.

A PSNI detective inspector told the court she can connect the accused to the charge.

No facts of the case were opened to the court and no application for bail was made.

Davidson was remanded in custody to appear in court again on August 11.

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