Man charged with murder - Bushey

09/07/2013

On Friday, 05 July 2013, Thames and Chiltern Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) authorised officers from the Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Hertfordshire Major Crime Unit to charge a man with murder.

Simon Thompson, aged 52, of Homefield Road, Bushey, was charged with the murder of 11-year-old Rebecca Thompson.

Rebecca was found dead at her home address just after midday on Saturday, 22 June.  The post mortem established that the cause of death was strangulation.

Simon Thompson was remanded in custody and appeared at Hatfield Remand Court on Saturday, 06 July 2013. 
He was further remanded to appear before St Albans Crown Court today, Tuesday, 09 July 2013, where his plea and case management hearing (PCMH) was fixed to take place at St Albans Crown Court on Friday, 20 September 2013.