Man charged with murder after woman's body found in Surrey hotel

The body of a woman in her 50s was found at Pennyhill Park Hotel, Bagshot. Credit: Google Maps.

A man has been charged with murder following the death of a woman at a hotel in Bagshot.

Surrey Police were called to Pennyhill Park Hotel on Sunday April 14th following the discovery of the body of a woman in her 50s.

60-year-old James Cartwright from Axminster in Devon was arrested on Friday 19th April and today charged with murder and controlling and coercive behaviour.

He has been remanded in police custody to appear at Guildford Magistrates Court tomorrow (22 April).

The investigation is being led by Surrey Police and Sussex Police’s Major Crime Team.

Senior Investigating Officer Detective Inspector Debbie Birch said: “Our thoughts are with the victim’s family at this difficult time.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Surrey Police.

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