Janelle with younger sister

Janelle with younger sister

The family of Janelle Duncan-Bailey, the missing mother-of-two from Thornton Heath in south London who was found dead at the weekend, have shared their shock of her death on Twitter and led tributes to her.

Janelle’s younger sister, who uses the Twitter name @CeeJae, tweeted:

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ceejay tweet 4And today justice is what the family received with Janelle’s ex-partner Jerome McDonald, 30, aka DJ Riper Don from Croydon attending the Old Bailey, where he has been remanded in custody and charged with her murder.

Jerome McDonald aka DJ Riper Don charged with Janelle's murder

Jerome McDonald aka DJ Riper Don charged with Janelle’s murder

Janelle’s body was found in a parked car in Thornton Heath on Saturday 5 January.

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Flowers lay in memory of Janelle

Since then a post mortem has revealed Janelle’s cause of death as asphyxia and compression of the neck. She had been strangled to death.

The trial will continue on 5 April where McDonald will be expected to appear at a plea and case management hearing.