Man appears in court charged with murder of Newmarket mum Clare Nash

Suffolk police at the scene in Brickfields Avenue Newmarket earlier this year Picture: Lauren De Boi

Suffolk police at the scene in Brickfields Avenue Newmarket earlier this year Picture: Lauren De Boise - Credit: Archant

A man has appeared before a crown court judge charged with the murder of a young Suffolk mother.

Charles Jessop, 28, is accused of killing 33-year-old Clare Nash at a flat in Brickfields Avenue, Newmarket on January 16.

He appeared by prison video-link at Ipswich Crown Court on Wednesday for a hearing which was held via Skype.

Jessop, of Bakers Row in Newmarket, was not asked for a plea.

An earlier hearing was told that Ms Nash was stabbed 10 times and her cause of death was “compression of the neck and stab wounds”.


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The defendant is next due to appear before the court on May 11, when he will be asked for his plea.

A provisional trial date has been set for July 13.

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