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Newmarket murder inquiry - Victim named

A woman who died following an incident in Newmarket is being named by police.

Police were called just after 9.30pm on Thursday 16 January to reports that a woman had been stabbed in a property in Brickfields Avenue.

Emergency services were in attendance but sadly the woman died at the scene.

Pending formal Coroner’s inquest proceedings, police have provisionally identified the body of the deceased as Clare Nash, 33, from Newmarket.

Following the incident, a man was arrested and was taken to Bury St Edmunds Police Investigation Centre where he was questioned.

Charles Jessop, 28, of Bakers Row, Newmarket was subsequently charged with murder and he appeared before Ipswich Magistrates’ Court today, Saturday 18 January.

Jessop is next due to appear at Ipswich Crown Court on Monday 20 January.

 

Previous release | 18 January 2020 - 8.23am

A 28-year-old man has been charged with murder following an incident in Newmarket.

Police were called just after 9.30pm on Thursday 16 January to reports that a woman had been stabbed in a property in Brickfields Avenue.
 
Police, paramedics and the air ambulance were in attendance, but sadly the woman died at the scene.

A man was arrested and was taken to Bury St Edmunds Police Investigation Centre, where he was questioned.

Charles Jessop, 28, of Bakers Row, Newmarket has subsequently been charged with murder.

Jessop is due to appear before Ipswich Magistrates’ Court today, Saturday 18 January.

Previous release | 17 January 2020 - 5.37pm

Detectives are continuing to question a 28-year-old man arrested on suspicion of murder in Newmarket.

The man was detained after a woman was stabbed at a property in Brickfields Avenue.

Due to the fact that there had been previous contact between the victim and Suffolk Constabulary prior to the incident, the matter has been referred to the Independent Office for Police Conduct for their assessment, in line with agreed protocols.

Police were called to Brickfields Avenue just after 9.30pm yesterday.

Police, paramedics and the air ambulance were in attendance, but the woman died at the scene.

A cordon has been in place at the property throughout today and a road closure of Brickfields Avenue also remains in place.

The 28-year-old suspect is currently at Bury St Edmunds Police Investigation Centre, where he was taken for questioning.

The suspect and the deceased were known to each other.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Major Investigation Team either by using the online portal: https://mipp.police.uk/operation/363719N31-PO1 or by calling 101 and quoting reference 37/3358/20

Website – http://www.suffolk.police.uk/contact-us/existing-report-update

Crimestoppers – Contact the independent charity Crimestoppers 100% anonymously on 0800 555 111, or via their online form: www.crimestoppers-uk.org

In an emergency always call 999

Previous release | 17 January 2020 - 5.25am

Police have launched a murder enquiry following the death of a woman in Newmarket last night (Thursday 16 January). 

Police were called just after 9.30pm to reports that a woman had been stabbed in a property in Brickfields Avenue. 

Police, paramedics and the air ambulance were in attendance, but sadly the woman died at the scene. 

A cordon remains in place at the property and a road closure of Brickfields Avenue also remains in place. 

Police have arrested a 28 year old man on suspicion of murder and he has been taken to Bury St Edmunds Police investigation Centre for questioning.

Enquiries are on-going into the incident and investigations are at an early stage but it is believed that the parties involved were known to each other.

Anyone with information about the incident or heard or saw any suspicious activity is asked to contact Suffolk police, quoting CAD number 400 of 16 January 2020.

Website – http://www.suffolk.police.uk/contact-us/existing-report-update

Crimestoppers – Contact the independent charity Crimestoppers 100% anonymously on 0800 555 111, or via their online form: www.crimestoppers-uk.org 

Phone – call 101

In an emergency always call 999