Cricklewood woman appears in court charged with King’s Cross Station transvestite murder

Man died after being ‘pushed’ in front of train

A WOMAN accused of murdering a man by pushing him in front of a train has appeared in court charged with his murder.

Nina Kanagasingham, 34, of Chicele Road, Cricklewood, is alleged to have shoved 63-year-old David Burgess to his death from the westbound Piccadilly platform in King’s Cross Station on Monday evening.

Horrified commuters claim to have seen the pair ‘tussling’ before Mr Burgess was hit by the train at 6.30pm.

When his body was recovered he was wearing woman’s clothing.


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Kanagasingham appeared before City of Westminster Magistrates’ Court where she confirmed her name and date of birth,

She was remanded in custody to appear before the Old Bailey on November 1.

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An application by Wahab Agoro for the Crown Prosecution Service to ban the publication of Mr Burgess’ name was rejected by District judge Caroline Tubbs.

Mr Agoro argued the name should be suppressed as the victim has yet to be formally identified by his family who he said were en route from Canada.

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