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Amelia Arnold died from head injuries, post-mortem test finds

Amelia Arnold
Image caption The body of Amelia Arnold was found in woodland in Hatfield on Sunday

A 19-year-old whose body was found in woodland in Hertfordshire died as a result of head injuries, a post-mortem examination has found.

The body of Amelia Arnold, who went missing last Wednesday, was found on Sunday near Travellers Lane, Hatfield.

Jack Wall, 22, of Hadrian's Walk, Stevenage, appeared before magistrates in Hatfield on Tuesday, charged with murdering Ms Arnold.

He was remanded in custody and is due at Luton Crown Court on Thursday.

Ms Arnold and Mr Wall shared a home with their young daughter.

A second man was remanded in custody at Hatfield Magistrates' Court on Monday in connection with the case.

Joseph Potter, 41, of Sycamore Avenue, Bletchley, Buckinghamshire, is charged with perverting the course of justice.

He will next appear at Cambridge Crown Court on 19 November.

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