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Husband of nurse found dead charged with murder

The husband of nurse Rui Li, who was discovered dead in a car in Bournemouth today, has been charged with her murder, Dorset Police have said.

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Son of man charged with nurse's murder in custody

The son of a man charged with the murder of nurse Rui Li, remains in custody after detectives were granted additional time to question him.

Pierre Legris, 60, will appear before Bournemouth Magistrates' Court on Monday, after he was charged with his wife's murder, Dorset Police said.

Rui Li disappeared more than a week ago. Credit: Dorset Police

Detective Inspector Marcus Hester, of the major crime investigation team, said: "Family Liaison Officers have updated Rui's daughter with these developments - clearly, this is a very difficult time for her as she tries to come to terms with the loss of her mother.

"It is also important to stress - as is typical in such circumstances - that it would be entirely inappropriate for Dorset Police to comment further ahead of the trial. It is vital that the justice system is allowed to follow its course."

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