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Man appears in crown court charged with murder of India Chipchase

Court artist sketch of Edward Tenniswood Credit: PA

A 51-year-old man has appeared at Northampton Crown Court court via a video link, charged with the murder of India Chipchase.

Court artist sketch of Edward Tenniswood Credit: PA

The 20-year-old's body was found in a property in Northampton on Sunday after going missing on a night out.

Edward Tenniswood has been charged with her murder at his home in Stanley Road, Northampton.

Today, he was brought from his cell at Woodhill Prison in Milton Keynes.

He only spoke after that to confirm that he could see the judge, prosecutor Mary Loram and his lawyer Derek Johashen. He told the clerk of the court "I can hear you, definitely."

There was no application for bail and he was remanded in custody. There will be a plea hearing on the May 25 and a trial is due to begin on July 18.

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Man accused of Northampton murder to appear in court

India Chipchase was found dead in a property in Northampton.

A 51-year-old man will return to court today charged with killing Northampton woman India Chipchase.

The 20-year-old's body was found in a property in the town at the weekend after going missing on a night out.

Edward Tenniswood, of Stanley Road, Northampton, has been charged with her murder and is due to appear at Northampton Crown Court.

Police say there will be extra officers in the town centre this weekend to reassure people a week on from the death.

Bouquets laid outside pub where India Chipchase worked

Flowers laid outside the pub where India Chipchase worked.

More than a hundred bouquets of flowers have been placed in memory of India Chipchase outside a Northampton pub where she worked as a barmaid.

Among the tributes outside The Collingtree pub was one from a police officer, which said: "I didn't know you, we never met. The loss of your life fills my heart with sadness. Your family are in our thoughts."

Another tribute from a friend of the 20-year-old read: "One of the loveliest girls I had the pleasure of knowing. We've shared so many great memories Ind, all of which I will never forget."

In a statement, a pub spokesman said: "This has been such shocking news and we can't begin to understand what India's family are going through.

"India had only worked for us for six months but was such a shining star within our team. She will be missed by us all."

Town in shock after girl found dead after night out

A town in shock after a 20 year old woman is found dead following a night out.

India Chipchase was last seen in Northampton town centre in the early hours of Saturday morning. On Sunday police found her body in a house on Stanley Road. A 51 year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder.

India's family, friends, and colleagues have paid tribute to her as the town comes to terms with her death.

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Body found in hunt for missing 20-year-old woman

Police hunting for a missing 20-year-old woman have found a body in Northampton. Credit: Northamptonshire Police

Police in Northampton searching for a missing 20-year-old woman have discovered a body at a house in the town.

As part of the search for India Chipchase, inquiries by police officers led them to the property in Stanley Road, St James, where the body of a woman was found.

The body has not yet been formally identified but India's family have been informed.

A 51-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder and is in custody.

India Chipchase was out with friends in the early hours of Saturday 30 January. She was last seen in Bridge Street at around 12.30am.

A post mortem examination is expected to take place at Leicester Royal Infirmary on Monday.

Police concern for missing 20-year-old

India Chipchase Credit: Northants Police

Northamptonshire Police say they are growing increasingly concerned about the welfare of a 20 year old woman who has not been seen since a night out with friends.

India Chipchase was out with friends in Northampton town centre in the early hours of Saturday, 30 January, when she was last seen in Bridge Street, at about 12.30am.

The police say it is out of character for India to not make contact with friends and family and she failed to arrive at work yesterday afternoon, which is also out of the ordinary.

Northampton murder probe: Police look into disappearance of man in 2013

The body was found earlier this week. Credit: ITV News Anglia

Police are investigating the disappearance of a man in 2013 in connection with the discovery of a body in Northampton this week.

Adeyemi Olugbuyi was last seen in North Holme Court, Thorplands, on Friday 13 September 2013.

Mr Olugbuyi is believed to have been involved in an altercation in the area just after 8am on that day.

He's not had any contact with family or friends ever since.

The body of a man was discovered in bushes in Billing Brook Road on Tuesday (January 26) and officers think it could have been there for "months or years".

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