A 35-year-old man from Powys will face trial in October after being charged with the murder of his wife.

Christopher Llewellyn Kerrell, from Whitton near Knighton is accused of killing 28-year-old mother-of-three Hollie Kerrell.

Kerrell appeared at Cardiff Crown Court on Monday, August 20 for a plea and trial preparation hearing. He denies the charge.

Mrs Kerrell went missing from her home in Knucklas, Powys, on April 22 and her body was found three days later.

Kerrell will face trial in late October. He has been remanded in custody until his next court appearance.