Trial date set for Haggerston man accused of Lea Adri-Soejoko murder in Colindale

Lea Adri-Soejoko (Pic: Met Police)

Lea Adri-Soejoko (Pic: Met Police) - Credit: Archant

A man from Haggerston accused of killing an 80-year-old grandmother found dead on an allotment in Colindale will face trial in July.

Rahim Mohammadi, 40, of Goldsmiths Row, appeared at the Old Bailey today charged with the murder of Lea Adri-Soejoko.

The pensioner, who was strangled with a ligature, was discovered a lock-up store at the allotment in Sheaveshill Avenue on February 28.

Mrs Adr-Soejoko was the secretary of the allotment.

Mohammadi appeared at the Old Bailey assisted by an interpreter and spoke to confirm his name.

A provisional trial date of July 10 was set with a plea hearing on May 23.