Northampton woman who was found dead yesterday has been named in court

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A woman who was found dead in Duston has been named as the man charged with her murder appeared in court this morning.

David Love, 32 of Overslade Close in Merefield, has been charged with the murder of Sandra Thomas and appeared at Northampton Magistrates’ Court this morning.

Love’s solicitor made no application for bail and he has been remanded in custody.

Police and ambulance crews were called to an address in Linley Green, just off Whernside Way, in Duston shortly after 2am yesterday (April 14), where the body of a 57-year-old woman was found.

People living in the area said police conducted door-to-door enquiries at nearby homes throughout the day.