North West Wales

Emma Baum death: David Davies in court on murder charge

Emma Baum Image copyright North Wales Police

A man has appeared in court charged with murdering a 22-year-old woman in Gwynedd.

Emma Louise Baum was found dead at her home in Penygroes on Monday.

David Nicholas Davies, 25, of Clynnog Fawr, confirmed his name and address at the brief hearing at Caernarfon Magistrates' Court on Friday.

He was remanded in custody and will appear at Mold Crown Court on Tuesday 26 July.

Meanwhile, watchdog the Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC) said it would be investigating the response by North Wales Police prior to the body of Ms Baum being found.

A spokesperson said the force had referred itself to the IPCC.

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