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Murder charge after body found in Dublin hotel

  • 18 February 2014
  • From the section Europe
Sonia Blount
Image caption Sonia Blount's body was discovered in a room at the Plaza Hotel in Tallaght

A 31-year-old man has appeared in court in Dublin charged with the murder of a 30-year-old woman.

The body of Sonia Blount was discovered by cleaning staff in a room at the Plaza Hotel in Tallaght on Sunday.

Eric Locke, from St John's Park East, Clondalkin, was remanded in custody to appear at Cloverhill District Court on 25 February.

Mr Locke replied "no" when the charge was put to him.