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Concern for missing patient who gave Chesterfield hospital a fake name

The woman gave her name as 'Lucy Chapman' Credit: Derbyshire Police

Concern is growing for a woman who went missing from hospital in Chesterfield after giving staff what is thought to have been a false name.

The woman arrived at the hospital on Tuesday and told staff she was 31-year-old Lucy Chapman, but left at around 11pm before being formally discharged.

It is thought she has links to Lincolnshire and Humberside.

Police are appealing for information.

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Woman, 25, charged with murder of Leon Pirdue

Woman charged with murder

A 25-year-old woman has tonight been charged with murder following the death of Leon Pirdue in Chesterfield.

The body of 32-year-old Mr Pirdue, from Newbold, was found by paramedics at an address in Chiltern Close on Sunday morning.

A man and a woman were arrested on suspicion of murder. Jade Grant, of Chiltern Close, is due to appear at Chesterfield Justice Centre tomorrow morning. (September 20th).

A 32-year-old man who was arrested has been released under investigation.

Man jailed after Chesterfield police chase

Richard Hardy Credit: Derbyshire Police

A man has been jailed for two years following a police chase through Chesterfield in April this year.

Richard Hardy was convicted of five offences:

  • possession with intent to supply a Class A drug
  • driving whilst disqualified
  • using a vehicle without insurance
  • dangerous driving
  • pointing a blade in a public place

On April 5, Hardy of Wren Park Close in Grangewood continued driving his Renault Megane convertible through North Wingfield, Grassmoor and Wingerworth having been asked to stop by our officers.

He eventually came to a stop in Grangewood after crashing into a police car.

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Mum of one punch death victim launches campaign to tackle binge drinking

The mother of an ex-soldier who died after being hit with a single punch in Chesterfield has started a campaign encouraging people not to binge drink.

Chris Henchcliffe served in the army in the Yorkshire Regiment

Chris Henchcliffe, who served in the army in the Yorkshire Regiment, died in July last year.

His mother, Yvonne, wants bars to promote non-alcoholic drinks to try and tackle the problem.

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