Luton man in court charged with murder

29/06/2011

A Luton man is due to appear in court today charged with murder.

David Clairmonte (25) of Thornview Road, Luton was due to appear at Luton Magistrates' Court today (29/6), in connection with the murder of Fredrick Hodson (69) of Vespers Close, Luton. He was charged by Bedfordshire Police on the advice of the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS).

CPS District Crown Prosecutor, Sarah Bevan, from the Bedfordshire Crown Court Team, said: 'On 28 June I advised charging David Clairmonte with the murder of Fredrick Hodson, who was discovered at his home address in Vespers Close on 25 June with severe head injuries. He later died in hospital.

'David Clairmonte was arrested on suspicion of murder the same day and is due to appear in court today charged with the murder of Mr Hodson.'