A man has been charged with the murder of a woman found dead with ‘significant injuries’.
The victim, aged in her 40s, was found in Crookham Common next to Thornford Park Hospital in Thatcham, Berkshire, at 11.45pm on Thursday.
Christopher Minards, 35, who lives less than two miles from where the body was found, has been charged with her murder and for being in possession of a bladed article in a public place.
A Thames Valley Police spokesman said: ‘Following an investigation by Thames Valley Police, a man has been charged today in connection with a murder investigation in Thatcham.
The victim, aged in her 40s, was found in Crookham Common next to Thornford Park Hospital in Thatcham, Berkshire, at 11.45pm on Thursday. Pictured: Police at the scene
Road closures were in place while the Thames Valley police investigators examined the scene
‘Christopher Minards, aged 35, has been charged with one count of murder and one count of being in possession of a bladed article in a public place.
‘It follows the death of a woman in her 40s in Crookham Hill, Thatcham on Thursday.’
Minards has been remanded in custody to appear at Reading Magistrates’ Court on Monday.
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