Woman in court over supermarket murder

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A second person appeared in court today charged with the murder of a 57-year-old following an apparent row over supermarket queue-jumping.

Antoinette Richardson, 37, appeared at Sutton Magistrates' Court in south London accused of the murder of Kevin Tripp.

Mr Tripp died on Wednesday night after being punched and falling heavily at Sainsbury's, Merton, south west London, on Tuesday.

It is alleged Richardson's partner Tony Virasami, 37, hit Mr Tripp after mistaking him for another man who had sparked a row at the shop.

Virasami was remanded in custody yesterday to appear at the Old Bailey on September 18, also charged with murder.

Richardson, of Sedgehill Road, Catford, south east London, was remanded in custody this morning and will appear at the Old Bailey on the same date.