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A man has been arrested and charged with the murder of children's author Helen Bailey, police have said.
The 51-year-old novelist, who created the teen-lit Electra Brown series, was last seen alive walking her dog Boris near her home in Royston, Hertfordshire, in April.
Officers found her body in her back garden after several days of searching the property.
Ms Bailey's partner Ian Stewart, aged 55, from Baldock Road, Royston, was today due to appear before Hatfield Remand Court after being charged with her murder.
He has also been charged with perverting the course of justice by reporting Ms Bailey missing and hiding her body, and with preventing lawful burial.
Her home remains sealed off while specialist searches take place.
A post mortem is due to take place on Monday.
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A 16-year-old boy has been charged with the murder of a man in Watford, Herfordshire.
The teenager, who cannot be named for legal reasons, is accused over the death of Aqeel Khan, 18, on Friday.
He was remanded into custody when he appeared at Hatfield remand court. The accused, of Watford, is due to appear before St Albans Youth Court on Wednesday.
Mr Khan was found injured in Croxley View at around 4.30 pm on Friday. He was taken to Watford General Hospital but died a short time later.