Charges authorised for Northampton murder

02/02/2016

The Crown Prosecution Service has authorised Northamptonshire Police to charge a man with murder in relation to the death of India Chipchase in Northampton.

Edward Tenniswood has been charged with murder and has appeared at Northampton Magistrates Court.

CPS East Midlands Chief Crown Prosecutor Janine Smith said: "A file of evidence, passed to us has been reviewed by a Senior Crown Prosecutor at CPS Direct, our specialist charging service. We have concluded, in line with the Code for Crown Prosecutors, that there is sufficient evidence and it is in the public interest for a prosecution to take place.

"Criminal proceedings have now commenced and the defendant has the right to a fair trial. It is extremely important that there should be no reporting, commentary or sharing of information online which could in any way prejudice these proceedings."