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Tributes paid to Braintree woman Suzanne Brown as man is charged with murder

PUBLISHED: 22:44 17 December 2017 | UPDATED: 09:27 18 December 2017

Suzanne Brown's family have paid tribute to her. Picture: ESSEX POLICE

Suzanne Brown's family have paid tribute to her. Picture: ESSEX POLICE

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Essex Police have named the woman who died after suffering stab wounds in Braintree on Saturday as Suzanne Brown.

The woman who died in Mountbatten Court, Braintree, has been named as Suzanne Brown. Picture: GOOGLE MAPSThe woman who died in Mountbatten Court, Braintree, has been named as Suzanne Brown. Picture: GOOGLE MAPS

Police officers were called to Mountbatten Court shortly after midnight on Saturday morning.

Suzanne Brown, 33, of Mountbatten Court in Braintree, died at the scene after being found unconscious with stab wounds.

Jake Neate, 36, unemployed, of Mountbatten Court, Mountbatten Road, Braintree, has been charged with murder and is due to appear at Chelmsford Magistrates’ Court tomorrow, December 18.

A police spokesperson said: “Officers attended an address in Mountbatten Court, Braintree, shortly before 12.20am on Saturday, December 16 after being contacted with concerns for the welfare of the occupants.”

A post mortem examination has found the preliminary cause of her death as stab wounds.

Ms Brown’s family paid tribute to her: “It is with deep sadness that we say our beautiful daughter Suzanne Brown was tragically taken from us on December 16.

“She was a dearly loved daughter, sister, granddaughter, niece and auntie.

“We ask as a family to be left in peace to grieve.”

Police have charged a man with murder.

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