Woman was stabbed ten times, court hears
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A Newmarket woman who was allegedly murdered last week by a 28-year-old man was stabbed ten times, a court has heard.
Clare Nash, 33, died as a result of the stab wounds and compression to the neck, Ipswich Crown Court was told on Monday ( January 20)
Before the court via a video link from Norwich prison was 28-year-old Charles Jessop, of Bakers Row, Newmarket.
He is accused of murdering Clare Nash on January 16 at a house in Brickfields Avenue.
Peter Gair, prosecuting, said a post-mortem examination had found the cause of death to be compression of the neck and ten stab wounds.
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Officers were called just after 9.30pm on Thursday (January 16) to Brickfields Avenue.
Paramedics and the air ambulance service also attended but the woman was pronounced dead at the scene.
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Judge Martyn Levett adjourned the case to March 27 for a plea and trial preparation hearing.
His trial, if there is to be one, will take place on July 13.
Jessop, who was represented by Peter Hunter.was remanded in custody.