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Woman charged with murder over Letchworth flat death

Nicola Collingbourne Credit: Hertfordshire Police

A woman has been charged with murder following the death of a 26-year-old woman in Letchworth.

Yvonne Caylor, who is 52 years old and from Grove Road in Hitchin, will appear before Hatfield Remand Court on Monday, May 30 charged with the murder of Nicola Collingbourne.

Nicola’s body was discovered her home in Ivel Court, Letchworth on the evening of Tuesday, May 24.

“I would continue to appeal to anyone who may have any information regarding the investigation to please contact me. I am particularly keen to hear from anyone who remembers seeing a person of large build wearing a high-vis jacket in the vicinity of Ivel Court, Hadleigh and Hamonte, Letchworth at around 8am and again at 12.30pm on Monday, May 23.

– Detective Inspector Fraser Wylie from the Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Hertfordshire Major Crime Unit


Man charged over crossing crash that left 84-year-old woman dead

A man's been charged with causing death by dangerous driving Credit: ITV Anglia

Essex Police have charged a man with causing death by careless driving while over the alcohol limit.

It follows the death of an 84-year-old woman on a crossing in High Road, South Benfleet on December 30th 2015.

John Richardson, aged 48, of High Road, Benfleet, has been charged in connection with the death of Joan Gilbert. He has been bailed to appear at Southend Magistrates Court on Monday June 27.


A6 near huge fire site still closed because of water on the road

At one point 80 fire fighters were at the fire at Clophill Credit: ITV Anglia

Fire fighters remain at the scene of a huge fire at an industrial estate at Clophill in Bedfordshire.

The fire at the Four Winds Industrial Estate began late on Thursday night and spread quickly through nearby warehouses. One engine is still at the scene as the fire burns itself out.

An investigation has begun into how the fire started.

Bedfordshire Fire and Rescue said the A6 would remain shut until Highways teams had cleaned all the water from fire hoses from the carriageway.

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