Police name woman who was victim of shooting in Barham

Police have named the woman who died at Barham after she was the victim of a shooting.

She is Silke Hartshorne-Jones, 41, and she died following an incident on Sunday, May 3.

Police were called and about 4.45am and on arrival at the scene, officers discovered a woman, aged in her 40s, inside who had suffered serious injuries. She was transported to Ipswich Hospital via ambulance in a critical condition, where she sadly died a short time later.

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

Peter Hartshorne-Jones, aged 51, of The Green, Barham, was subsequently charged with murder and he appeared before Ipswich Magistrates’ Court earlier today, Tuesday, May 5.

Hartshorne-Jones made a further appearance at Ipswich Crown Court this afternoon, where he was remanded into custody.

A trial has been fixed for five days and is due to start on Monday, October 26.

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