Man charged with the murder of Samantha Henderson

27/01/2015

Dominic Isom, 27, from Corfe Castle, Dorset, was charged today with the murder of his partner Samantha Henderson,25, from Corfe Castle who was last seen on Wednesday, 21 January 2015 outside Corfe Castle Primary School in East Street.

John Montague, Senior District Crown Prosecutor said: "I have today authorised Dorset Police to charge Dominic Isom with the murder of his partner Samantha Henderson. Ms Henderson was last seen on Wednesday 21 January 2015 outside Corfe Castle Primary School in East Street. Her whereabouts are still unknown and it is now believed that very serious harm was caused to her.

"I carefully reviewed all the available evidence provided to me by Dorset Police and in accordance with the Code for Crown Prosecutors I am satisfied that there is sufficient evidence for a realistic prospect of conviction and it is in the public interest to prosecute Dominic Isom with the murder of Samatha Henderson.

"Dominic Isom  will appear at Bournemouth Magistrates' Court on Wednesday, 28 January.

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