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Man charged with murder of 13-year-old Lucy McHugh

Lucy McHugh was thirteen years old Photo:

Detectives investigating the death of teenager Lucy McHugh from Southampton have charged a man with her murder.

The thirteen year-old was found in woodland near Southampton Sports Centre on 26th July.

Hampshire Police have charged Stephen-Alan Paul Nicholson, aged 24, and of no fixed address - with murder, rape of a child under 13 and two counts of sexual activity with a child under 16.

Mr Nicholson is due to appear before Southampton Magistrates on Thursday 15 November.