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Murdered Harry Potter actor picture shock

PUBLISHED: 11:35 27 August 2009 | UPDATED: 17:05 25 August 2010

A YOUNG man has appeared in court accused of trying to sell post mortem pictures of a murdered Harry Potter actor.

A YOUNG man has appeared in court accused of trying to sell post mortem pictures of a murdered Harry Potter actor.

Charaf Elmoudden, 20, of Mitchell, The Concourse, Grahame Park Estate, Barnet, turned up nearly two hours late for the hearing last Friday at Greenwich Magistrates Court.

He was charged under the Obscene Publications Act with trying to sell nine pictures to a Sunday newspaper of

18-year-old Robert Knox's body in the mortuary just hours after he was murdered.

He was also charged with failing to answer to police bail.

Robert Knox, a former student at D & B Theatre School in Bromley, was stabbed five times by Karl Bishop, 22, as he tried to defend his brother Jamie outside the Metro bar in Sidcup in May last year.

Knox played the part of Marcus Belby alongside Daniel Radcliffe in Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, released in July. Shaven-headed Elmoudden turned up wearing blue jeans, a zip-up jumper and black trainers and told the court he was late because he had "got lost".

Judge Angus Hamilton then ordered him to pay a fine of £30 for being late and failing to answer to police bail. He was ordered to pay a £15 victim surcharge and was discharged from court. The hearing was adjourned while police carry out more inquiries.

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