Man charged with murder of Stevenage man

Thomas Ward Credit: Hertfordshire Police

A man has been charged with the murder of Thomas Ward in Stevenage.

33 year old John Boy Ward from Clarkson Court in Hatfield is due before Hatfield Remand Court this morning (February 27).

He was extradited back to the UK and charged with murder at Hatfield police station yesterday after being arrested on a European Arrest Warrant near Copenhagen on 6 February.

Thomas Ward, 21, was shot as he came out of his caravan in Dyes Lane on April 23, 2013. His wife and five day old child were inside at the time.

Thomas then ran from the caravan before being found by his family unconscious in undergrowth nearby. He later died in hospital.