Man denies murdering Suffolk mother-of-two

Suffolk police launched a murder inquiry after the death of Clare Nash in Brickfields Avenue, Newmar

Suffolk police launched a murder inquiry after the death of Clare Nash in Brickfields Avenue, Newmarket Picture: LAUREN DE BOISE - Credit: Archant

A 29-year-old man has pleaded not guilty to the murder of a Suffolk mother.

Charles Jessop appeared for a further case management hearing at Ipswich Crown Court on Friday morning.

He was arraigned on a single count indictment of murdering 33-year-old Clare Nash on January 16.

Jessop, who appeared in court via video link from Norwich prison, is alleged to have murdered Miss Nash at a flat in Brickfields Avenue, Newmarket.

Miss Nash was found with severe injuries after police officers were called to the property at 9.35pm.


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The mother-of-two was later pronounced dead by air ambulance medics.

An earlier hearing was told that her cause of death was “compression of the neck and stab wounds”.

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Judge Martyn Levett listed the case for another hearing on August 28, when the court will indicate a date for trial.

Jessop was further remanded into custody until then.

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