A 22-year-old woman has appeared before Colchester magistrates today (Thursday) charged with murdering her husband.

Nicola Meachen, a care assistant from Cliff Road, Dovercourt, was charged following an incident in Harwich on Tuesday.

She has been remanded in custody until April 27. Stephen Meachen, 30, was found in a Dovercourt flat on Tuesday by police officers.

For more on this story see today's Evening Gazette

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