Man appears in court charged with murder as victim’s name released

Ipswich Magistrates Court.

A woman who died following an incident in Newmarket is being named by police while a man has appeared before magistrates charged with her murder.

Police were called just after 9.30pm on Thursday, January 16, to reports that a woman had been stabbed at a property in Brickfields Avenue.

Emergency services were in attendance but sadly the woman died at the scene.

Pending formal Coroner’s inquest proceedings, police have provisionally identified the body of the deceased as Clare Nash, 33, from Newmarket.

Following the incident, a man was arrested and was taken to Bury St Edmunds Police Investigation Centre where he was questioned.

Charles Jessop, 28, of Bakers Row, Newmarket, was subsequently charged with murder and he appeared before Ipswich Magistrates’ Court yesterday, Saturday, January 18.

Jessop is next due to appear at Ipswich Crown Court tomorrow, Monday, January 20.

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