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Man charged with murder of girlfriend

Police have charged a 22 year old man with the murder of his girlfriend, whose body was found in woods in Hatfield. Amelia Arnold, a 19 year old hairdresser, disappeared from the home she shared with Jack Wall, 22, and their young daughter in Hadrian's Walk, Stevenage last Wednesday.

Her body was discovered yesterday (Sunday). After a police appeal, Wall handed himself into the town's police station on Sunday, where he was arrested on suspicion of murder. He was charged with murder this evening (Monday) and will appear before Hatfield Remand Court tomorrow morning (Tuesday).

Another man, Joseph Potter, 41, from Sycamore Lane, Bletchley was arrested earlier and has been charged with perverting the course of justice. Formal identification and a post mortem are to be carried out.

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