Update: Man appears before Chelmsford Magistrates Court charged with the murder of Colchester mother Kirsty Humphrey

Forensics officers in Queen Elizabeth Way, Colchester yesterday.

Forensics officers in Queen Elizabeth Way, Colchester yesterday. - Credit: Archant

A man has appeared before Chelmsford Magistrates Court today charged with the murder of a young Colchester mother.

Mark Czapla, 24, of Queen Elizabeth Way, Colchester, stands charged with the murder of 23-year-old Kirsty Humphrey.

Officers found her body at a house in Queen Elizabeth Way, Colchester, following a call from the ambulance service on the morning of Wednesday September 4.

Czapla was remanded in custody to appear before Chelmsford Crown Court on Tuesday, September 10, 2013.