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Sep 22, 2009 at 11:16am IST

Jade's widower in custody over rape charge

London: Jack Tweed, the 22-year-old widower of British reality TV star Jade Goody, appeared in court on Monday with rape charges. He was remanded in custody and must return to court for a plea and case management hearing on November 16.

Tweed, who spoke only to confirm his name, wore a grey jumper and jogging bottoms at the preliminary hearing at Snaresbrook Crown Court. In the next hearing, he is expected to deny the charge, reported mirror.co.uk.

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The alleged offence took place at Tweed's home in Woodford Green, west London, in the early hours of September 4.

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