Who is Gareeca Conita Gordon? Forest of Dean body in suitcase, Biography, Wiki
Gareeca Conita Gordon, 27, of Birchfield, Birmingham, was remanded in custody to appear at Gloucester Crown Court on Tuesdayhttps://t.co/YqvEPu2ZtZ
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Gareeca Conita Gordon, 27, is accused of murdering Phoenix Netts, 28, in Birmingham earlier this year.
At a short hearing at Bristol Crown Court, Mrs Justice May set a date for Ms Gordon’s trial of 26 April 2021.
Ms Gordon, who has been remanded in custody, did not attend the hearing.
Her trial is expected to last for up to two weeks.
The judge previously dismissed a charge against a second defendant in the case, Mahesh Sorathiya.
Mr Sorathiya, 38, from Wolverhampton, had been accused of assisting Ms Gordon.
After Ms Netts’ death, her family released a statement saying they were “devastated at what has happened,” and appealed for their privacy to be respected.
The remains of Ms Netts were found near a quarry in Coleford on 12 May.
Gareeca Conita Gordon Victim
Gordon’s victim is believed to be a woman from the Lozells area of Birmingham, and has not been named pending DNA results.
Gareeca Conita Gordon Court Appearance
The clerk of the court told the defendant: “You are here today in relation to one charge. It is said between April 14 and May 12 2020 at 20 Salisbury Road you murdered a person unknown”.
Her next court appearance is scheduled to be on May 19.
Gareeca Conita Gordon Into Custody
District Judge Joti Bopa-Rai remanded Gordon into custody and ordered her to appear before Gloucester Crown Court on May 19.
Who is Mahesh Sorathiya? Arrested
Mahesh Sorathiya, 38, of Wolverhampton, has been charged with aiding a criminal. He appeared in court after Gordon. He was also detained to appear in Gloucester Crown Court on Tuesday via video link.
Police are awaiting results of DNA tests to establish the identity of the victim.
The remains were discovered near a quarry near Coleford in the Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire, on Tuesday night. Police were alerted after a member of the public reported suspicions about an irregularly driven vehicle. The vehicle was located shortly thereafter and officers spoke to two people, which led to the discovery of two suitcases containing human remains. The force said that a post-mortem examination was inconclusive and that further examinations were being carried out to determine the cause of death.