Southfields Couple Charged After Charred Remains Found in Garden

Cheryl Sanders
September 23, 2017

A young French woman, named locally as Sophie Lionnet, is understood to have been working at the house caring for Kouider's children - but had not been seen for weeks.

According to our confreres, the british, the ex-girlfriend of the founder member of the group Boyzone, as well as a man who lived with her, were arrested and indicted after the discovery of a burned body in the garden of their property located in the district of Wimbledon, in London.

Sophie Lionnet, from Troyes in north-eastern France, had been living in London for the past 14 months, learning English and working as a nanny for the couple, who have a six-year-old son and a three-year-old daughter.

Facebook/Mark WaltonQuider's Mark Walton pictured on his Facebook page.

A friend added that she had been "unhappy" for some time, and that she had been due to fly back home to France on Monday but never arrived. The neighbors testified that they saw sharp flames in the garden of Sabrina Kouider throughout the week without anybody being able to assume the sordid reasons.


A neighbour who lives above the flat told the Standard: "We complained to our landlord the day before about a bad smell".

Neighbours had reported noticing foul smelling smoke from the property. The arrested man is Ouissem Medouni, 40 years.

"I didn't think much of it they did odd things at odd times anyway".

Det Insp Richard Leonard of the Metropolitan Police said previously that detectives were "doing everything we can to identify the deceased".

Forensic officers continued their work on Thursday.


Quider and Walton split some time ago; he now lives in Los Angeles, working as an global A&R Consultant, according to his LinkedIn page.

Waking up this morning in his villa in Los Angeles, where he has lived for several years, Mark Walton, founder of the boy band Boyzone and current juror of the New american Star, may not have immediately wanted to go back to bed.

An eight-year-old boy is said to have climbed a fence and saw a man throwing sticks onto a bonfire, reports the Mail Online. In addition, Walton serves as a judge on Vietnam's version of American Idol.

"Then these articles would start appearing with photos of Boyzone and an X over my face and quotes saying I had been "X'd" out of Boyzone".


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