Man aged 52 denies the rape and murder of Northampton woman India Chipchase

India Chipchase
India Chipchase

The man charged with the rape and murder of India Chipchase has denied the charges.

Edward Tenniswood, a bookkeeper of Stanley Road, St James, appeared via videolink at Northampton Crown Court today (Friday) and entered pleas of not guilty to two separate charges of rape and murder allegedly committed sometime between Friday, January 29 and Monday,February 1.

Edward Tenniswood as he appeared on the videolink screen at Northampton Crown Court today.

Edward Tenniswood as he appeared on the videolink screen at Northampton Crown Court today.

India, from Wootton, a 20-year-old barmaid at the Collingtree pub, was last seen alive outside the NB’s nightclub in Bridge Street, Northampton, in the early hours of Saturday, January 30.

Tenniswood was remanded in custody and a trial is set to take place on July 18.

Floral tributes were left at Stanley Road

Floral tributes were left at Stanley Road