Blandford Forum barber shop murder suspect in court
A man charged with murdering a woman at a barber shop in Dorset has appeared in court.
Hairdresser Katrina O'Hara, 44, died at Jocks Barbers in East Street, Blandford Forum, on 7 January.
A post-mortem examination revealed she died from two stab wounds to her chest, Dorset Police said.
Stuart Thomas, 49, also known as George Thomas, appeared at Bournemouth Magistrates' Court, where the case was referred to Winchester Crown Court.
A preliminary hearing will take place on 18 January.
Dorset Police referred itself to the Independent Police Complaints Commission on Friday in connection with the case.