A BURNHAM-on-Sea man accused of murdering his former partner has denied the charge. 

Owen Pellow, 42 of Berrow Road was charged with murder after his former partner, Lisa Marie Thornton, 36, was found dead at a property in Berrow Road on November 23, 2017.

A post mortem confirmed that she died of multiple stab wounds. 

Pellow appeared at Bristol Crown Court today (January 12) via video link from HMP Bristol and pleaded not guilty to murder. 

He will remain in custody until his trial on May 21.